PLEASE NOTE: EDA offices will be closed to the public from the 18th December 2017 and will re-open on Wednesday 3rd January 2018.

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The Cabinet meeting tonight, 20th December 2017, at the Civic Centre commencing at 8.15pm, will not be discussing the award of Advice and Information Tender that had been referred back to Cabinet and had been due to be considered at this meeting tonight. It has now been DEFERRED to a future meeting and will therefore not be included on the agenda at tonight’s meeting. At this moment in time we have no further information, but we will of course keep you updated as soon as any further information is forthcoming.

The L.B Enfield has extended the Disability Information and Advice Service(DIAS) funding until February 2018 while they reconsider the Advice and Information Tender. Our waiting list for help to complete form is now back open. Unfortunately our appeals list remains closed.

Enfield Disability Action's funding for our advice services is facing cuts.

The DIAS and the Deaf Project service funding are at threat.

Enfield Disability Action’s funding for our advice services is facing cuts, this includes services we provide through the Disability Information and Advice (DIAS) and Deaf Project services. Enfield Councillors have called in this decision and will be reviewing it.  Unfortunately at EDA this is already impacting on our ability to provide a service. 

We will update you if there is any change to this position. Please accept our sincere apologies for this but it is due to circumstances currently beyond our control. 

Monday office closures and service updates

As of 8th May 2017 EDA offices will be closed to the public on Mondays. This is due to staff and volunteers having heavy workloads. In case of emergencies please contact Enfield Civic Centre on 0208 379 1000.

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ENDIG petition to save Deaf Project - EDA are seeing the impact of the austerity cuts on all levels but targeting this community should be rethought and their wishes listened to.


Client testimonials and feedback

``I am very pleased with this result as I have been battling many years on behalf of my daughter...and finally we were awarded successfully. Thank you so much for your assistance with the PIP form and I would like you to know this will make an enormous difference to our lives. I am most impressed with your conduct and professionalism when dealing with my application.``

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Successful PIP application

``On behalf of my family and I, we would like to convey our gratitude towards your kind support all through these years. You are such a God gifted person who brings hope to people's lives. You have used your Knowledge, Wisdom, Understanding, Kindness (talents) to reach us when we mostly needed you. Thank you for making us keep a smile on our faces. He was awarded with a new Television requested by Family Fund. Thank you once again. We wish you a blessed Christmas and a wonderful new 2017

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Successful Family Fund Award

I meet my EDA adviser on a monthly basis when she helps me sort out paperwork and any queries/issues I may have regarding my mum's care etc.
No amount of words can express my gratitude. She is a very unique individual; truly professional, sensitive, kind and generous. She has supported me through some very difficult and challenging times following my dad's death and subsequently, my mum's deteriorating physical and mental health. I can't imagine being without her and hope that our partnership will continue. She is a true asset to the profession and most importantly, to people like me who need guidance and support during some of life's most difficult challenges we all have to face...dealing with death and elderly /frail parents. We are never prepared for these heart wrenching experiences. I commend you and your team for the valuable work you do. I would most certainly want to continue working with my adviser.

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Supporting client in difficult times

May I take this opportunity to wish you all the very best in your new role but at the same time tell you how much I will miss you. I’ll look forward to meeting my new support worker and have no doubts as everyone that I’ve had the the pleasure to meet at EDA have been very pleasant and supportive. You really are a fantastic team.

Thank you for all your help, support and kindness over the last 5, 6 or 7 years (I can’t remember how long it’s been).

Thanks again

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Deaf Project phones voicemail does not work

Deaf Project re the phones, our voicemail does not work on our landline numbers, please call/text our mobile number 07919 247 843. We shall respond to all messages when we reopen on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

Service & Drop in updates

All drop in dates can be found in our events calendar, see top menu or events below this message. -------------------- The appeal waiting list is back open as of 3rd January 2018. Advice Drop-in - Please note the time change below- Advice on welfare benefits and housing for people with disabilities is available at Community House, 311 Fore Street, Edmonton London N9 0PZ, last Wednesday of every month, from 9:30 – 11:30am --------------- DIAS and U-direct will be closed from 1pm on a Monday and Friday from the 1st August. --------------- Drop in There is no benefit and community care drop-in during August. Our drop-in will be on September 27th. ----------------------------------- The Tuesday Community Care and Legal drop held 10 till 12 noon which take place on Tuesday mornings between 10am-12pm will be cancelled from now until further notice.

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