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

Fundraising? Check out the Association of Guernsey Charities website https://www.charity.org.gg/Volunteer   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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Newsletter • October 2016

October’s newsletter is now available to download. You can view all of the latest updates from the GDA You can view it here – gda-october-newsletter-2016-final   PLEASE NOTE: We will be running the next GDA member charity meeting (before the Association of Guernsey Charities meeting) on Tuesday 8th November

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Contact Points for Questions

We have drafted a contact sheet for anyone on the island with a disability and would welcome your feedback and extra information you would like to see. Please email: karen@disabilityalliance.org.gg gda-contact-points-for-questions-draft

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