Glasgow Disability Alliance

COVID-19: We have adapted what we do and how we work during the current pandemic. Read more about GDA’s COVID-response

Latest Learning Bulletin! Sept 2020

Our latest learning bulletin is out now! Download it here or read the full text below: “Get connected” Meet others! Have Fun! GDA online learning and opportunities to make connections! GDA has moved all our learning, events, and opportunities to connect and have your say online for the time being. You can also join in […]

PIP: Claim your Rights Now!

The benefits system is changing – download our PIP update leaflet to find out more. We can help you get all get the money you are entitled to – contact us now on 0800 432 0422!   GDA Rights Now! Our Welfare Rights Officers can help make sure you get everything you are entitled to! […]

Participatory Budgeting and Local Democracy

GDA was founded to support disabled people’s participation in decisions that affect us – and from our first ever big event in 2003 when we brought 50+ disabled people together with planners from NHS and Social Work to share our experiences, priorities and concerns for Health and Social Care Integration, GDA members have unwaveringly pursued […]

Supercharged: 5000 disabled people speak out during COVID

GDA’s latest report ‘Supercharged: A Human Catastrophe – Inequalities Participation and Human Rights, before during and beyond COVID19’ shows how our disabled-people led pandemic response has stopped thousands of disabled people from falling through gaps. On 16th March 2020, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we were forced to suspend all planned programmes – but after 20 […]

GDA successful in securing National Lottery Award

Glasgow Disability Alliance, the largest Disabled People’s Organisation in Scotland has been successful in receiving a National Lottery award from The National Lottery Community Fund. The funding from the National Lottery Community Fund has facilitated the recruitment of a Wellbeing Advisor, which forms part of GDA’s Resilience Response: Leaving No-one Behind and builds on GDA’s existing supports […]

Covid-19 Resilience Response – an update

May 26th, 2020 Leaving no one behind Our new covid response poster outlines our revised response services – grown and adapted with disabled people’s needs and feedback. GDA wellbeing: Support on the phone and online. Help to cope, feel better and improve mental and physical wellbeing. GDA Lifeline: Sourcing, coordinating and delivering shopping, medication and other essential resources. GDA Connects: Providing IT devices, […]

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