GDA at the States leadership forum

Our Executive Director, Karen Blanchford, was invite to present to the States leadership forum, which focused on Customer Service. Karen teamed up with ESSC Ed Ashton and Caroline Mullins to discuss the Disability and Inclusion strategy key themes and then presented a number of We All MatterRead more

GDA January 2017 newsletter 

We are very pleased to attach our newsletter to download, by clicking on the photo. So many great achievements from the community, what a fantastic start to the year!      

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GROW’s Support Group – FRoGs

The GDA is very happy to share this message from Eddie at GROW, and if you are interested, please do call Carol Brehaut, their Office Administrator on telephone 721865. We, at GROW, made a New Year’s resolution to formalise the revival of a support group which was re-invented

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Success at the Para Awards – Guernsey Sports Commission

The GDA congratulates all the winners and nominees of the Guernsey Sports Awards and especially Jon & Oscar winners of the Para awards. Please see articles below.    

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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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Association of Guernsey Charities Update January 2017

Following Policy & Resources decision not to introduce Gift Aid and Payroll Giving in last year’s budget for 2017, the AGC is currently discussing a further review of Gift Aid and Payroll Giving with the Third Sector Development Group, and many of the GDA’s charity members have

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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

Teenage Drop-in Den at the Guille Allés Library

  We start this Wednesday 11th of January.  Membership is via the Autism Guernsey office, however I welcome direct enquiries from professionals regarding support needs of individual young people at this group. Teenage Drop In weekly on Wednesdays from 4:15-5:15pm at Guille Allès Library This is a

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Rob Platts, founder GDA awarded MBE services to disability in Guernsey

Congratulations from all our members to our founder Rob Platts on his MBE for services to disabled people in Guernsey. Such exciting news for such amazing commitment and dedication over the last 8 years and more. Please join us in wishing Rob our congratulations. You can hear

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