Disability Wales is the national association of disabled people’s organisations in Wales. We strive for the rights, equality and independence or all disabled people.
What do we do?
- We develop and support the work of organisations led by disabled people
- We advocate the views, priorities and interests of our members
- We influence policy and decision makers at all levels
- We develop and deliver services that benefit disabled people
Benefits of becoming a member of Disability Wales include:
- FREE membership pack
- FREE membership directory
- Access to members bursary scheme (expenses and support)
- Monthly DW enews
- Consultation, events and briefings
- Access to membership section of Disability wales website
- Traning and networking opportunities
- Group development sessions
- Campaign events and support packs
- Focus groups, events and seminars
- Annual conference and general meeting
- Participation in discussion panels and task groups on disabled people’s issues
- Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
Who can JOIN Disability Wales?
Membership of Disability Wales is open to all organisations and individuals who support the aims & objectives of the organisation.
We have 5 types of membership:
Full Members – FREE
This category is open to Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPO’S) who have a constitutional requirement to have a majority of disabled people in their membership and management committee.
Associate Disability Groups – £35
This category is open to disability groups who have no constitutional requirement to have a majority of disabled people on either their membership or management committee.
Associate Non Disability Groups – £45
This category is open to groups who support disabled people as part of the work they are involved in, including town and community councils.
Statutory & Professional members – £75
This category is open to groups or organisations that provide services to disabled people.
Individual members – FREE to all disabled people
£10 to non-disabled people
This category is open to any individual who would like to be a part of Disability Wales