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Disability Advice Service Lambeth (DASL)

Disability Advice Service Lambeth (DASL) logo

 

A Disabled People’s Organisation offering a range of services for disabled people as well as carers and older people in Lambeth:

Direct Payments Support Service:

Advice and training for people using Personal Budgets/Direct Payments. Advice also available to self-funders.


Call: 020 7501 8960

Email:direct.payments@disabilitylambeth.org.uk

Website: http://www.disabilitylambeth.org.uk/dasl/payments/      

This service is part of the Lambeth Independent Living and Carers' Partnership (ILCP).

Professional Advocacy:                                                         

Independent, issue-based advocacy for disabled people, older people and carers. Advocacy support with community care, health, family and housing issues, hate crime, safeguarding including statutory Care Act advocacy. We do not provide the IMCA, IMHA or NHS Complaints Advocacy for Lambeth.

Call: 020 7501 8966                                                              

Email: advocacy@disabilitylambeth.org.uk

Website: http://www.disabilitylambeth.org.uk/dasl/advocacy/  

This service is part of the Lambeth Independent Living and Carers' Partnership.

Community Development, Advice and Support For Disabled People:

This project works with disabled people and their community groups (including the Lambeth Pan-Disability Forum) to strengthen disabled people's voice and involve them in consultations and events.    

Call: 020 750 18976                                                              

Email: lholden@disabilitylambeth.org.uk          

Website: http://www.disabilitylambeth.org.uk/dasl/involvement/

This service is part of the Lambeth Independent Living and Carers' Partnership.

Specialist Advice Service:                                                     

Advice casework on welfare benefits, debt, housing and community care issues for people with mental health problems.

Call: 020 7738 5656                                                      

Email:enquiry.line@disabilitylambeth.org.uk                                                                    

Website: http://www.disabilitylambeth.org.uk/dasl/advice/

Into Sport Project:                                                                  

Support for disabled people to participate in sport and physical activity. Walking groups, led cycle rides, visits to leisure centres and activities.                                                                

Call: 07512 566875                                                                 

Email:intosport@disabilitylambeth.org.uk

Website: http://www.disabilitylambeth.org.uk/dasl/sport

Hate Crime Advocacy and Outreach Service (Disabled People):

Individual support and advocacy for disabled people affected by hate incidents and hate crimes. Outreach to community groups and other venues to raise awareness of hate crime.   

Call: 020 7642 2054                                                              

Email:cheryl.lewis@disabilitylambeth.org.uk

Website:http://www.disabilitylambeth.org.uk/dasl/hatecrime/    

Delivered by DASL on behalf of the Lambeth Disability Hate Crime Partnership.

Services for stroke survivors:                                                

London Stroke Choir and Clapham Leisure Centre Stroke Swimming Club. Contact Manuela Gouveia.                               

Call: 020 7501 8964                                          

Email:stroke.network@disabilitylambeth.org.uk

Website: http://www.disabilitylambeth.org.uk/dasl/stroke/

                                             

Address:
336 Brixton Road, Brixton, London, SW9 7AA
Telephone:
020 7738 5656
Sector:
Voluntary

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Advocacy services offer support to vulnerable older people, people with physical/learning disabilities and/or sensory impairments. These services will support people to: ¦Speak out for themselves ¦Make sure their rights are respected ¦Express what they want ¦Represent their interests ¦Help them get the services they need Their underpinning principles are to promote social inclusion, equality and social justice
Anything contributing to an improvement in condition; advantage; help
Advice for people with housing enquiries.For example,if they are moving property,are waiting to be allocated a local authority property or feel that they are living in sub-standard accomodation.
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A personal budget is a finance plan that allocates future personal income towards expenses, savings and debt repayment. Past spending and personal debt are considered when creating a personal budget.