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Cardiff & Vale Coalition of Disabled People (CVCDP)

Cardiff & the Vale of Glamorgan

Summary of Aims & Objectives:

We campaign on a local and national level to make a positive difference to the daily lives of disabled people.
CVCDP advise a range of statutory, private and voluntary sector organisations on disability equality issues, encouraging then to adopt a Social Model approach to their work. CVCDP Advocacy Service will be available from Spring of 2007.
We run an independent Living Scheme, working with people who receive Direct Payments. The scheme provides information, support and training to disabled people who wish to employ people to provide their personal support. Clients supported are referred from Mental Health Impairment, Older People, Older People Mental Health, Children's Services and Learning Difficulties Social Work Teams.
CVCDP offer advice and signposting to the diabled in the Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan area, and campaign/work with service providers to help to ensure that they deliver the services we have a right to.
We have established and now successfully run SPEAK - CVCDP's Youth Forum where young disabled people have the opportunity to consult with their peers to discuss and act upon issues relevant to them.
Membership of CVCDP is free. Application form available from the office or in the CVCDP Newsletter.
Independent Living Scheme - see above.
Otherwise contact details below.

Annie Hall, Cardiff & Vale Coalition of Disabled People (CVCDP), 60 Cowbridge Road West, Ely, Cardiff CF5 5BS

Tel: 029 2025 5611

Fax: 029 2025 5621

email: info@cvcdp.org

Website: www.cvcdp.org
Added July 2007


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