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New Digital Inclusion Project

Action on Disability is working on an exciting new Digital Inclusion Project.

Unfortunately, Covid-19 has affected our volunteer-led peer support groups and disabled individuals as well as our disabled members and the local community. This project aims to tackle the isolation and loneliness that has been felt by many this year.

We will be offering 1:1 training sessions on how to use technology remotely so that you can stay connected with peer support groups, online discussion groups, family and/or friends.

If you are interested in getting involved and want to find out more information, please email: stella.anaman-gillan@AoD.org.uk or call 0207 385 2098.

Thanks to receiving funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund and to the Government for making this project possible.

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ACTION ON DISABILITY REMAINS OPEN

As COVID-19 continues to affect all our lives, we want to let you know that during this lockdown, Action on Disability will remain fully operational.

The health and safety of our service users, employees, volunteers and suppliers remains our highest priority while we continue to provide you with the support you need from us: Welfare Benefits, Direct Payments, Youth and/or Employment.

It continues to be business as usual, although much of the team will be carrying out their roles from home where they can, in line with the Government guidelines.

You’ll still be able to contact us on the phone and online, we’ve also introduced virtual support so that we can organise online meetings and/or technical support via Zoom or other video chat platforms. Our phone system enables us to redirect your calls straight to our staff working from home. Please find all of the numbers listed below:

 

General Enquires: 020 7385 2098 

Welfare Benefits Adults : 0203 080 0382

Welfare Benefits Children: 0203 080 0381

Direct Payments Support: 078 2499 0072

Youth: 07557 273657

Employment: 07825 925969

 

Please continue to check our website and social media as we’ll keep you updated with our latest news. In the meantime, from our team to yours, please stay safe and we’re always here to help.

All the best,

 

AoD Senior Management Team