The Wealden Disability Involvement Group (WDIG), is a group of disabled people living in Wealden, who help and advise the Council on many Council services.u00a0 This includes, the Wealden website, the way we communicate with our residents, andu00a0Housing, Benefits and Waste and Recycling services.
WDIG was set up in October 2008. We worked in partnership with the East Sussex Disability Association (ESDA) to recruit disabled residents of Wealden that had taken part in the Disability Equality Scheme.
The group meetsu00a0each month on a Thursdayu00a0in the Hailsham Civic Community Hall.u00a0This includes representatives from a number of clubs,u00a0groups as well asu00a0individuals fromu00a0the Wealden District.
Topicsu00a0that have been discussed:
- Access Officer/ Fuel Poverty
- Community Grantsu00a0
- General Communication
- Adult Social Care
- Advice and information