Disability won’t define me

Posted · Add Comment

Jack Haines is a 21 year old who has just left college. He has five GCSEs including Mathematics and a number of BTEC qualifications, and his CV is full of work experience. Since birth Jack has lived with complex and difficult-to-control epilepsy, he experiences up to 40 seizures a month and requires constant supervision.  Jack […]

Active Life 50+ Festival – 13th January 2016

Posted · Add Comment

Active Life are having another one of there amazing free festivals but we also have the opportunity to have a small market place for services to promote. I already have Turning Tides, Age Concern, Dementia, Fusion but thought it might be good to offer places out. If you would like to be part of this […]

Transport Accessibility Survey

Posted · Add Comment

This survey is part of a detailed study into the transport and travel problems that many disabled people encounter when going about their daily lives. We would like you to tell us how these problems affect you and your travel. Click here to begin this survey The survey is for people who have a disability. This […]

Starbucks Youth Action programme

Posted · Add Comment

Are you working with young people aged 16 – 24 who are not in education or employment? Would you like to support them to run a social action programme with funding of up to £1000, with an additional contribution for youth workers support time? Then we would like to invite you to apply to Starbucks […]

Craftable Venue

Posted · Add Comment

Craftable is a local, not for profit community craft group based in Southend. It’s aims are to bring together people with disabilities to take part in organised crafting within a social setting. They currently have about 15 members and are looking for a new venue in Southchurch. If you have premises that could host them […]

News from Think Local Act Personal (TLAP)

Posted · Add Comment

Comprehensive Spending Review Sector leaders have welcomed the government’s recognition of the crisis in adult social care funding but have expressed concerns that the further £1.5 billion support through the Better Care Fund in 2020 and new 2% council tax levy to fund social care will not go far enough to plug the gap in […]