Suspension of Disability Action Transport Service

The Disability Action Transport Service (DATS) has been suspended from 6pm on Wednesday 25th March 2020. Read more

Postponement of driving assessments and lessons

Due to the new measures in place regarding social distancing Disability Action have taken the decision to postpone all driving assessments and lessons in the interest of everyone's health and safety. Read more

Emergency Covid-19 Legislation and NICE Clinical Guidance

Disability Action are deeply concerned by a number of provisions contained in the draft Coronavirus Bill being debated in parliament today. It is likely elements will be before our own Assembly and respective Committees in coming days. Read more

New Interim Chief Executive Officer

Andrea Brown has recently been appointed by The Board of Directors to the role of interim Chief Executive Officer for six months. Read more

Statement from Disability Action on Covid-19

Disability Action is aware of the pressures, anxiety and stress being caused to all in our global community in respect of Covid – 19 (Coronavirus). We are also very aware of the impact this is having on disabled people. Read more

Measures to protect the most vulnerable to ensure delivery of social security services

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey MLA today announced measures to ensure the continued delivery of important social security services, in light of the escalating issues around COVID-19. Read more

ONSIDE - On the Side of Disabled People

ONSIDE is a new cross border project which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of disabled people living in Northern Ireland and the border regions. Read more

Independent Living Fund Scotland wants to hear from you!

If you live in Northern Ireland and have a disability, or care for someone who does, ILF wants to hear from you. ILF is exploring the possibility of re-opening the fund in N.Ireland and need more disabled people to tell them what they think about this. Read more

Disability Action Transport Scheme client database

In line with our GDPR policy we are updating our client database. Read more