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Welcome to the website of the Carmarthenshire Disabled Access Group. This site aims to provide our visitors with vital infomation about us and the work that we do, so that we may better promote our activities and encourage local businesses and organisations to take greater responsibility for access.

We are:

  • A local group covering the County of Carmarthenshire
  • People with disabilities, carers, and all who have a vested interest in improving access
  • Working to achieve better access for everybody
  • Identifying issues within the existing roadways, pavements and crossings
  • Providing surveys and recommendations to improve buildings
  • Facilitating the development of access initiatives within the district
  • Offering advice to anyone in the district with access issues

 

The Social Model of Disability underpins our Organisation’s whole ethos.

We work with disabled people, businesses, architects and designers, the public sector and the voluntary and community sector in Carmarthenshire and elsewhere. We promote best practice in accessible and inclusive design and access standards through:

  • Access Audits & Access Surveys
  • Contributions to Consultations
  • Advice on consulting with disabled people
  • Information for organisations & companies on access auditing for disabled people
  • Provision of information on the Disability Discrimination Act, Building Regulations, planning guidance and best practice access standards, including developing materials on writing Design Access Statements
  • Projects and joint activities with local authorities, regeneration projects and the voluntary and community sector
  • Active involvement with other disabled people's organisations and with the voluntary and community sector
  • Support for the development of Disability Equality Schemes, including impact assessment, information gathering, consulting with disabled people, access audits
  • Campaigns:
    We are involved in a number of campaigns. For more information, contact us on (01554) 773610.

 

Can Carmarthenshire Disabled Access Group help me?

If you are unable to obtain access to a building or service, then we may be able to assist you in liasing with the appropriate authorities to resolve the issue.

If you have an interest in public access issues as they affect the lifestyles and choices of people with disabilities, you are welcome to join us at our meetings. We actively encourage interested members of the community to join the Group to develop an effective force to promote access and equality throughout Carmarthenshire..

Our monthly meetings are held at the Coleshill Social Centre Llanelli on the second Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm.

If you wish to get involved or attend one or more of our meetings please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

Membership is open to all.

Membership Form - pdf

Membership Form - word

                                                                                                                    

Funded and supported by Carmarthenshire County Council