General

Pargiter Trust Grants now OPEN!

£50k available to benefit older people Vulnerable older people will continue to be supported by the Guernsey Community Foundation following the confirmation of repeat funding from the Pargiter Trust. The Foundation distributes funds locally on behalf of the UK-based Charitable Trust which aims to assist disadvantaged older

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International Days to support your charity

We are working with our members on building a calendar for the international days we are celebrating locally in 2017, with over 40 members, this is no easy task, but I thought we would share the dates that we, MIND, Autism Guernsey and others have stated they

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Accessible Sport & Activities in Guernsey

Led by Karen Blanchford (GDA/Access or All) & Olly Tracey (Onscreen Creations) In conjunction with members, Access for All and The Guernsey Sports Commission GDA’s mission is equality of opportunity for disabled islanders and carers in Guernsey.  We want to change how Guernsey thinks about disability. In

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Professor Lawson Guernsey Slides and Professor Lawson References

Thank you to everyone who turned out for Professor Lawson's presentation on Human Rights, Equality and Disability Discrimination Thursday night. Anna has such fantastic experience and knowledge that we were so fortunate to share. Many people were keen to attend but couldn't, so we filmed the session.Read more

GDA Welcomes Chris Le Page to the Executive Committee

GDA welcomes Chris Le Page, Board Apprentice to the GDA Executive Committee Chris has over 26 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Carey Group Chris worked for Orangefield Legis Fund Services in Guernsey as a Manager in the Company Secretarial team and

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GDA welcomes its newest member the Guernsey Macular Society

The Guernsey Macular Society was launched in June 2014 by Bill Gardiner and Tilly Fisken.  It is a self-help group for islanders who are coping with the difficulties presented by macular degeneration, a condition that affects central vision creating a blind spot and distorting the surrounding image,

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May’s newsletter

May’s newsletter is now available to download. You can view all of the latest updates from the GDA You can view it online here

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Meet our new Carers Rep Andrew Carey

The newly appointed carers representative on the GDA committee is Andrew Carey. Andrew was elected as the individuals’ representative at the AGM in August. To find out a little bit more about Andrew you can download his profile by clicking here If you would like to be

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You can influence the Disability Strategy

A message from Emilie Yerby, Disability and Equality Officer: You are invited to a consultation meeting on the Disability and Inclusion Strategy The Disability and Inclusion Strategy Steering Group have prepared a definition of disability, which we would like to use as the basis for the Strategy.

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Survey to determine number of disabled islanders

Guernsey has always been short of statistics when it comes to disabled people. It is one of the reasons it’s been difficult to get any action on developing new services. But the States have just sent a Health, Wellbeing and Social Inclusion survey to 6500 households which

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