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The winners of The Guernsey Christmas Lights Switch On YBG Competition

Congratulations to the two finalist of the YBG art competition for children with disabilities. Casper (age 4) and Emily (age 5) have won the chance to help Father Christmas turn the lights on Saturday 3rd December in Church Square. Thank you to YBG and sponsors Jacksons Garage

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2nd & 3rd December

IMPORTANT DATE FOR YOUR DIARY Did you know 3rd December 2016 is International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD)? In Guernsey we are encouraging local organisations to dress down on Friday 2nd December and raise funds for one of our 40 member charities. Please get in contact if

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Member groups Top 5 and feedback forms

Thank you to all our member groups and charities that attended the meeting 8th November. A reminder to all 40 groups to please send back their forms so we can use the information in a summary for the disability sector priorities, challenges and role of the GDA.

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GDA November Newsletter 2016

November’s newsletter is now available to download. You can view all of the latest updates from the GDA by clicking the link below: GDA November Newsletter

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Social Policy Update by Shelaine Green

Back in March this year, the States agreed that they wanted to modernise Guernsey’s benefits system – but only when the island could afford it.  One of the changes waiting to be brought in is the introduction of a small “Extra Needs Allowance” for people who have

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States Disability and Inclusion Strategy Framework

Have you seen the States Disability and Inclusion Strategy framework before? It is located here.

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The States of Guernsey Magazine “Changing Times”

The States of Guernsey magazine ‘Changing Times’  is now available by online at here Including a Q&A with Deputy Jane Stephens on her role as Social Policy lead – Page 6 Update on the Disability and Inclusion Strategy – page 12 GHA and Mencap, Future Guernsey, pensions

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St Peter Port Access Questionnaire

A student is currently running a questionnaire on access in St Peter Port and has asked us to see if GDA members would be happy to complete it. If you are interested please let Access for All know at and we will send the relevant details to

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Guernsey Community Foundation Voluntary Sector and Social Policy Newsletter October 2016

The Guernsey Community Foundation’s Voluntary Sector and Social Policy newsletter is now available. This update covers the next three States debates in November – with topics ranging from the 2017 Budget, Phase 1 of the Policy and Resources Plan, the minimum wage and the uprating of benefit and contribution levels. Please click

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Fundraising for your charity? Volunteers needed? Look no further…

Fundraising? Check out the Association of Guernsey Charities website   Could you use corporate volunteers? We now have over 100 registered volunteers looking to help voluntary organisations. We are also getting enquires from businesses looking for opportunities to partner with local charities. For example: a finance industry business

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Guernsey Disability Alliance
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