DIAL

DIAL - Disability Information Advice Line to close from 29th May 2019.

The Trustees of Portsmouth Disability Forum decided to review the operations they were delivering in order to ensure that they are providing the most relevant support to the people of Portsmouth. 

In the short term, at review of contract stage, they have to cease the provision of some of their services including DIAL which will end on Wednesday 29th May 2019.

Where will I find support now?

From 30th May support will be available at:

Advice Portsmouth 023 9279 4340 or 023 9279 4345

Focus Point, 116 Kingston Crescent, Portsmouth PO2 8AL

Age UK 023 9286 2121

The Bradbury Centre, 16 – 18 Kingston Rd, Portsmouth PO1 5RZ

Citizens Advice Portsmouth 023 9285 5855

2 – 3, Ark Royal House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth PO1 2GF

Further Disability Information/Advice

If your child is under the age of 16 and has Care and Mobility needs, they may be entitled to DLA (Disability Living Allowance) or if they have reached the age of 16, or an adult already in receipt of DLA, they may have to transfer to a PIP (Personal Independence Payments).

PDF have produced guides to help explain what this means. Please click on the documents below for more information:

 

 

 

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