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GDA celebrates 5th Birthday

September 4th, 2013|

On 28th August, members and supporters celebrated the GDA's Fifth Birthday with a summer party at the Guernsey Cheshire Home. Good music, great food and a lot of fun in the garden whilst Chris George took a group photo... And [...]

Tanni becomes the GDA's patron

August 29th, 2013|

Paralympian and parliamentarian, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, has become a patron of the Guernsey Disability Alliance. The exciting news was announced to our members and supporters as we celebrated our fifth birthday party, hosted by the Guernsey Cheshire Home. Tanni [...]

Disabled people are one group affected by poverty

July 24th, 2013|

In July, the GDA attended the Poverty Debate, hosted by the Guernsey Community Foundation. 150 deputies, civil servants, charities, business people and islanders came together to discuss whether there is a poverty problem in Guernsey, led by an expert panel. [...]

Autism Guernsey launch their new outreach service

July 19th, 2013|

Autism Guernsey, in conjunction with the National Autistic Society, has launched a brand new outreach service for children and adults with autism. The aim is to close the current gap in States' service provision which currently leaves families and individuals [...]

Poverty in Guernsey? What's the problem?

July 15th, 2013|

The Guernsey Community Foundation is hosting a public debate on poverty. Is poverty really an issue in our wealthy island? In your experience, do you see examples of what you would consider to be real poverty? Would you like to [...]

Alderney strives for better access

June 30th, 2013|

Here is a message from the founder of 'Accessible Alderney' Jane Aireton: Accessible Alderney was formed earlier this year to make Alderney more accessible to everyone. The island suffers from the hills, high winds, narrow streets and the cobbles with which [...]

DisabledGo Access Guide features more local venues

June 25th, 2013|

In 2012, the States of Guernsey commissioned professional disability surveyors, DisabledGo, to produce an online guide that would help disabled islanders and visitors find out whether a venue is accessible before setting out from home. 500 local shops, [...]

Autism Guernsey and Mencap are recruiting Befrienders

June 24th, 2013|

If you have an interest, a hobby or time to spare why not become a befriender for a person with a learning disability or autism? For more information, click on the poster below and feel free to share this opportunity [...]