Register for Working Together, our free employability course

During the pandemic, we have been running our course Working Together online. We are now taking registrations for our next course, starting on Thursday 24th of June 2021 at 1:30pm! The group meets once a week from 1:30pm to 3:30pm, for 6 weeks. We cover topics such as reasonable adjustments, work relationships, updating and tailoring […]

Being a co-trainer or a peer supporter: follow up sessions!

Are you a disabled adult? Are you interested in learning some skills to help other people? You do not need an official diagnosis and we will not ask you what your condition is. WECIL has been working with other disability charities all over Europe to develop a programme to train disabled people to become co-trainers […]

WECIL VIP Community Fund

In November of last year we launched the WECIL VIP Community Fund. A group of volunteers (all of whom identified as disabled) reviewed and awarded grants to applicants. We are pleased to announce the successful projects as follows: AIM Art in Motion (AIM) is a not-for-profit participatory arts organisation based in Bristol, UK. AIM projects […]

Training sessions about being a co-trainer or a peer supporter

Are you a disabled adult? Are you interested in learning some skills to help other people? WECIL has been working with other disability charities all over Europe to develop a programme to train disabled people to become co-trainers or peer supporters. It’s now time to test what we have prepared, so we can make it […]

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 […]