Disability Action Group (North Dorset) has gone from strength to strength since opening a unit in Nightingale Court, Blandford, in September 2012, which has allowed it to build its profile, increase the number of vehicles available for hire, and so increase the number of disabled people helped to maintain their independence in the face of mobility problems.
Thanks to its small team of volunteer staff in the office and workshop and the modest charge for the hire of equipment, the project is now virtually self-
The unit is also able to open five days a week, and in addition to long and short-
Volunteers able to help in the workshop or in the office are always welcome. For details call Carolyn 01258 268309 or email email@example.com
We occasionally sell scooters when asked, and use the proceeds to invest in replacements, but demand frequently exceeds supply.
So we are always very grateful to receive further donations so that we can reduce what has become a waiting list, particularly for 8mph machines.
Enquiries welcome from those in need of mobility assistance, as well as offers of help in fundraising, scooter maintenance or as unit and administrative assistants. See Find Us for more information.