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Disability Information Bureau Awarded

National Lottery Funding

Disability Information Bureau (DIB) are delighted to announce we have been awarded a massive £297,832 from the National Lottery.  The funding will support our Welfare.Wellbeing.Work (WWW.DIB) project that will start in May 2023 covering Crewe, Alsager, Congleton and Macclesfield over three years.

With the support of the National Lottery, DIB will be able to have a wider reach to support the disabled community and carers in response to the cost-of-living crisis, support with their finances, benefit/allowance claims alongside offering additional support with work and training opportunities to help improve their financial situation.

Our expert team of Welfare Rights Officers, Support Coaches and Administrator will be pro-active by offering clients information, advice, guidance, and practical help during their time on this provision.

By embracing this free support, individual clients will benefit by:

  • Reducing levels of anxiety & stress
  • Increasing financial stability & security
  • Reducing isolation
  • Increasing levels of self-esteem & confidence
  • Improving employment & training prospects
  • Increasing people’s choice & becoming more informed

This year is the DIB’s 30th Anniversary and the news of this funding has been a fantastic boost to the charity.  This funding is enabling us to have a wider geographical reach to assist and support more people during these financially difficult times.

If anyone is interested in becoming a Volunteer in our Welfare Rights Team covering Crewe, Alsager, Congleton and Macclesfield then please contact our office on 01625 501759 or email info@dibservices.org.uk for an application form.

Averil Goodier - CEO