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Mobile Phones

States Works has contacted the Association of Guernsey Charities to say that they have a collection of old mobile telephones, and they would like to know if any local charities collect them in order to raise funds? If you’re interested, please contact Dave Bradshaw at dave.bradshaw@gov.gg or

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States Disability & Inclusion Strategy Project, Highlight Report No 2

Please find attached the States 2nd Highlight Report for the Disability & Inclusion Strategy Project, for the Period to 7/12/16. Please click on the link below to view the pdf. Caroline Mullins, Disability Officer The Office of the Committee for Employment & Social Security, States of Guernsey   highlight-report-no-2

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GDA December newsletter 

Our December newsletter reviews 2016: the activities undertaken by the GDA and its members, reflects on International Day of Persons with Disabilities and looks forward to our January meeting when we are privileged to have our Guest speaker Professor Anna Lawson joins us from the UK, Thursday

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Charitable Giving Review Panel Request

If you are registered as a charity it is likely you will have received the letter/email below. We encourage all our members to complete the survey and if you are happy to let us know your thoughts that would help I understanding our members position. Thank you

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Visiting Professor of Law for the GDA Meeting January 2017

GDA meeting – 12th January 2017 Open to all Harry Bound Room, Les Cotils 7-9pm We are very excited to be working in partnership with Enable Jersey to bring Professor Anna Lawson to the Channel islands, she will be in Guernsey Thursday 12th January and will beRead more

Review 2016 – Access For All

These are the key points for Access for All 2016: We undertook 31 of reviews in Guernsey With the GDA, Wigwam we visited Alderney for 2 days and conducted 14 review with local group Accessible Alderney and met with over 50 people. A4A and GDA members took part

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Association of Guernsey Charities – Charity Grants Closing Date 31st January 2017

Members of the Association of Guernsey Charities can now apply to receive a grant from the 2016 Christmas Lottery.  Grants can be given for a project, service, or facility within the Bailiwick, or for the benefit of islanders. Please visit the link below for an application form

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Review of 2016 – Wheelchair Service Review

The Wheelchair Assessment and Provision policy has completed HSC consultation process.  Responses to be reviewed with hopeful approval by February 2017. A series of information leaflets have been set for printing. Repair and maintenance Service Level Agreement has been drafted with further discussed planned with Social Security.

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Review of 2016 – Equality Working Group

The Equality Working Group (EWG) was formed in August out of regular informal meetings initiated by Karen Blanchford to focus on how the third sector could assist in eliminating discrimination through improvements in equality legislation and the establishment of an equality rights organisation or equivalent. Discrimination can

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Review of 2016 – Social Policy – Shelaine Green and Arrun Wilkie

Social Policy in 2016   Jan-Mar:  As the end of the States four-year term approached, deputies passed a raft of social policies, including the Children and Young People’s Plan (CYPP), Supported Living and Ageing Well Strategy (SLAWS) and Social Welfare Benefits Investigation Committee Report (SWBIC).   Apr-Jun:

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