Posted 4 weeks 1 day ago
DABD (uk) could help you find the right people.
We are currently funded by the Big Lottery Fund to recruit volunteers for many local organisations. So whether it is a one-off event or a more regular commitment, we can help match volunteers to any opportunities you have available.
As well as helping...
Posted 10 weeks 3 days ago
Two of our hard working volunteers are celebrating a special birthday this year.
Bobby Bevan and Pam Springford, who have volunteered for DABD (uk) Transport department for 12 and eight years respectively, are both turning 70 this year.
Both Bobby and Pam are Passenger Assistants and...
Posted 13 weeks 6 days ago
We currently have spaces available on our free* computer courses. Courses are suitable for all levels from beginners to advanced and can lead to recognised qualifications.
Spaces are available for the following classes, which will take place at our Employment and Training Centre at Parsloes Avenue...
Posted 14 weeks 3 days ago
The cold weather can leave some people feeling more vulnerable.
The Warmer Homes Project has been set up to provide practical support to vulnerable Barking & Dagenham residents. This includes:
warm bedding and clothes
free benefit checks to make sure people are getting their...
Posted 15 weeks 6 days ago
You may have heard about the changes that are due to be taking place to Welfare Benefits and Tax Credits, starting in 2013.
With this in mind, we thought we would put together a brief overview of the changes that will be happening. Obviously this is not exhaustive and there will be limited...
Posted 18 weeks 6 days ago
DABD (uk) is pleased to announce that we are part of the Warmer Homes project in Barking & Dagenham.
A number of voluntary organisations are working with the Council to provide support to local residents at risk because of cold weather during the winter months. Warmer Homes...
Posted 21 weeks 6 days ago
The Management and staff of DABD (uk) would like to send our best wishes for the season to all of our clients and partners!
Posted 25 weeks 3 days ago
To mark UK Disability History Month 2012, Eastside Community Heritage are looking to share the memories of disabled workers in East London.
All are welcome to come along for a friendly chat about their memories of living and working with disabilities of any kind.
The Reminiscence sessions will take...
Posted 26 weeks 6 days ago
Prior to the opening of the new Premier Inn hotel and Brewers Fayre restaurant at Chequers Corner in Dagenham in December, 60 staff from the hotel and restaurant donated their time to redecorate our Valence Wood Road branch yesterday.
Whitbread, which owns Premier Inn and Brewers Fayre,...
Posted 26 weeks 6 days ago
We are pleased to announce that we raised a grand total of £350 for the charity Breast Cancer Care as a part of their Wear it pink day.
Every year we support Wear it pink but this year we managed to raise even more money by a variety of fundraising games and by staff wearing something pink for...