We are hiring – Welfare Benefits Advisor (adults)

The Welfare Benefits Service provides free independent advice and assistance to all disabled residents and their carers who live and work in Hammersmith and Fulham borough. The service is for all ages, including parents and carers of disabled children. We provide free advice and assistance, up to and including Tribunal level, on all Department for […]

We are hiring – Office Administrator job

We are looking for an experienced Administration Officer, someone with a real passion for organisation, excellent communication and social media skills, top notch IT skills (particularly Microsoft Office) and a really positive and proactive approach to work. Also, with a proven track record of general, office and service administration related work. No two days will […]

AoD Youth Service’s £220k boost helps tackle isolation

Young disabled people will get help to overcome isolation and become more independent – thanks to a £220,000 cash boost for a west London charity. Action On Disability, which works with young people aged 11 to 25, has been given a grant from City Bridge Trust, the City of London Corporation’s charity funder. Action on […]

FREE training delivered by Ruils and Action on Disability

FREE training delivered by Ruils and Action on Disability for employers in receipt of a Direct Payment from the Richmond Borough or the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. This FREE training is for direct employers or for those who are thinking about employing a Personal Assistant directly. This training is open to Direct Payment […]

YOUR VOICE COUNTS Healthwatch Hammersmith and Fulham

Healthwatch Hammersmith and Fulham is the independent consumer champion for health and social care. Healthwatch was created by the health and social care reforms of 2012 with a powerful ambition of putting people at the centre of health and social care. They will play a role at both local and national level to make sure […]

TOM KENNY, Action on Disability Welfare Benefits Team Leader

Action on Disability are saddened to inform you that last weekend our dear colleague and friend, Tom Kenny, passed away. Over the last 15 years Tom supported and advocated on behalf of many local disabled people. We estimate that he helped more than 4,000 people, securing for them a total of £25 million in benefits. He […]

AoD Online Quiz Evening

Action on Disability ONLINE QUIZ EVENING Thursday June 11th at 7.30pm Join us for an evening of fun! Don’t miss out on the chance to be involved in AoD’s first ever online quiz. There will be questions to suit a range of tastes and great prizes to win! This quiz will be held on Thursday […]

Chair’s message May 2020

Dear everyone We are currently living in strange and unprecedented circumstances. I know that many of us are having a tough time at the moment. Some people are separated from their families and friends. Some people at high risk from coronavirus are having to shield themselves and are feeling isolated. Some people have been struggling […]

Introducing the new Direct Payment Support Service Lead

Hello! My name is Kirsty and I am the Direct Payment Project Lead on the Direct Payment Support Service at AoD. My role is to develop and facilitate the delivery of the Direct Payment Support Service, a project delivered in partnership with Ruils (a Richmond based ULO) and LBHF. I have been working for Ruils […]

Advice on the Covid-19 is an easy-read version

Useful advice on the Covid-19 including what and how to prevent catching and spreading Covid-19. Advice is an easy-read version that helps everyone to capture and understand the importance of how to being looked after yourself, your family and friends. Action on Disability is working very hard to make sure disabled people are getting the […]