We provide services, opportunities and a voice to people living with disability and long-term health conditions, and their families
We can offer advice, help with practical tasks and advocate for people in lots of situations. We listen and share people’s experiences to influence positive change in government policy. We know it matters, because we live with disability and long-term health conditions too.
Disabled People’s Manifesto for the General Election
As a Disabled People’s Organisation (DPO), Disability Positive has signed up to the Disabled People’s Manifesto to urge the next government to set up a radical programme of reforms, tackling systemic oppression and creating a society where everyone is valued and treated equally.
"Thank you for helping sort out an interim payment for PA 1. It’s a huge help as she’s so enthusiastic and has really turned life around for both my mum and my brother. They are enjoying life again! Thank you for your part in this great success story." [Supported Banking client February 2023]
"We are very happy with the quality of the training that you have provided for us and have the fullest confidence in it. We look forward to seeing you all next year". [Learning Service client April 2023]
“This is the only group X has attended which has stuck. The staff are beyond excellent” [Buzz Life Skills - Mum April 2023]
"the only place X can go to socialise as an adult that understand him, staff team are always helpful and do their best all the time" [Good Company - Parent February 2023]
"I have really enjoyed this opportunity and feel I have settled into the group well; I am looking forward to continuing volunteering and experiencing new things." [Volunteer [March 2023]
"I spoke to a lovely lady who was very helpful with my query and clarified all the information I was unsure about. She provided excellent customer service and dealt with my query efficiently" [Payroll client May 2023].
"The person who came to visit us was helpful and empathic, he understood our needs. He was very knowledgeable and able to answer all our questions and give impartial and sound advice." [ACCS client March 2023]
"They have been great as X is now able to have private horse riding lessons as he can’t participate in the group and I get a break as well!" [Community Connections client June 2023]
"Just wanted to say a massive thankyou to X for kindness and patience. I am just a mum with a profoundly disabled son and due to his complex needs have had to take on the role of manager for his care package. Today she was so kind and helped me through year end and holiday pay stuff. Every month I dread the wages because I have dyslexia and it’s a big struggle. She made all my fears go away and even popped copies in the post so that I could have more time to read the paper work X you are a star!" [Payroll client March 2023]
"X was very understanding about my memory difficulties and took my mobile and landline numbers to help both of us." [SBS client May 2023]
"All our contacts with Disability Positive have been just that- positive. Knowledgeable, enthusiastic and confident." [ACSS Client March 2023]
"I only use the community connections and buzz group service but both are brilliant, such nice people who care for children and always take time to speak with us" [Community Engagement August 2022]
"Everyone was nice and friendly and eager to move things forward". [Befriending August 2022]
"They are never late into our banks". [Supported Banking Service April 2022]
"I received information relating to the account, which prompted me to call with a query. The person that spoke to me and explained everything, put me at ease with the situation. When the call ended, I felt confident that everything had been dealt with. Thank you for your valued help and support". [Payroll November 2022]
"It's a life line for our child he wouldn't be able to do what he gets to do without the service, and for parents it provides a welcome respite". [Community Connections July 2022]
"I would only recommend the best to others and you are the very best" [ACSS November 2022]