Parent Carers Focus Group Booking

Families have been put under a lot of pressure during the Covid-19 pandemic – in part due to school closures and the loss of support from Health and Social Care services. In October 2020 we launched a survey asking parents of disabled children for their experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic. We wanted to learn about […]

Accessible Online Fitness Activities Survey

We are gathering the views of our community on what online fitness activities they would like to engage with during the lockdown.  Please fill in the below survey to let us know your thoughts:  Online Fitness Activities Survey The survey is completely anonymous and will help support the direction we take in our future online […]

Event to tackle uncertainty about vaccines

Healthcare professionals and experts will come together on Tuesday 26 January, 7.00pm to 8.30pm, to share information about COVID-19 vaccines, and dispel some common myths and misconceptions among residents. The online event, led by the council’s Race Equality COVID-19 Steering Group, will give residents in the city an opportunity to find out more about how […]

Know Your Rights Christmas Party!

Do you want to help people to speak up and be heard?  Do you want to meet new people?  Do you live in South Gloucestershire or Bristol and have a learning disability?   Come to our Christmas Party! There will be games and a quiz! Our Christmas Party will be on Tuesday 22nd December at 3pm. If you would like […]

The Rhino

The Rhino Due to lockdown restrictions we have had to move our youth groups online. Some of our Young People from one of our Bristol Youth Groups have adapted a script by Martin Fryer published in 2018 under Only Fools and Horses. They have worked together to adapt and develop the storyline from the main […]

WECIL VIP Community Fund

Open for applications from Monday 16th November 2020 WECIL is pleased to announce that we are inviting bids from community groups that support disabled people in Bristol. We will be allocating small grants to a number of groups of up to £400 from a total of £2000 available. This fund has been made available to […]

Taxi Focus Group – Book here!

Earlier this year we asked our community to take part in a survey about their experiences of travelling by Taxi. We found that one third of respondents had been refused travel by a Hackney Carriage or a Private Hire Taxi. Our community members cited poor communication, lack of wheelchair accessibility and a reluctance from drivers […]

Emergency funding for DPO’S

You can also find an Easy Read Document about this emergency funding, here. You can also find BSL interpreted videos, with information about how to apply here. BSL Information video 1, BSL Information part 2 The National Emergencies Trust has announced £1.5 million of funding to support grassroots Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) across the UK […]

Advice about Corona Virus

The safety and wellbeing of our staff and community remains our number one priority. We are continuing to monitor the situation and advice about Covid-19.  To ensure that our team and community stay safe during this time WECIL are not allowing any external visitors to the offices for two weeks. We are also cancelling all […]