New Forest Volunteer Fair! Sunday 28 January 2024

Graphic of New Forest volunteering fair

The New Forest National Park Volunteer Fair – Sunday 28 January 2024, 10.30am-4pm at Brockenhurst Village Hall. Looking for a new challenge in 2024? Why not do something amazing and try volunteering!Come and visit our stand at the Volunteer Fair on Sunday 28th January at Brockenhurst Village Hall 10.30am-4pm and find out how our wonderful…

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Mark Parker’s sponsored 500km walk

Map of Mark's route

At the end of his successful completion last year of the 380km Cape Wrath Trail in the Scottish Highlands, which raised almost £2,000, NFDIS official walker Mark Parker declared that his next challenge had to be somewhere warm and with decent wine! He decided on a 500km section of European long-distance footpaths GR-78 and GR10…

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Advice Quality Standard

Advice Quality Standard logo

New Forest Disability were delighted to receive notification the external audit that scrutinises all areas of the service resulted in a re-award of the prestigious AQS standard.   This award will help our clients to know we are a quality approved charity providing a high standard of advice.

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Christmas Greetings 2023!

Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year to all our clients –  past, present and future, from all the Team at New Forest Disability We shall close our Head Office and telephone helpline at 5pm on Thursday 21 December 2023 and re-open at 10am on Tuesday 2 January 2024.

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Celebrating our Volunteers

At our Annual Public Meeting on Wednesday 26 October we celebrated our wonderful volunteers by presenting their long service certificates.  Bronze for 1 month – 4 years; silver 5 – 9 years; gold 10 – 14 years; Platinum 15 – 19 years & Diamond 20 – 25 years. from L to R: Callum 5 years.…

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Purple Tuesday

Has your business or organisation signed up for this year’s Purple Tuesday on 1st November?  If not, you could be missing out! A surprising statistic is that 80% of disabled people have an invisible or hidden impairment, but only 10% of organisations have a plan in place to access the growing market of the Purple…

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Praise for New Forest Disability Just Got Home service

New Forest Disability (NFD) Just Got Home (JGH) programme provides a professional Hospital to Home service that is available to New Forest residents from Lymington, Fordingbridge and Romsey Hospitals. A recent Just Got Home client reported to us that they found the service extremely useful, and went on to say ‘the information provided by the Just…

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Sway Village Fete Saturday 2 July

New Forest Disability information stall at a local show

Come and see us at Sway Village Fete We shall have advisors on hand to answer any disability related enquiries such as benefits, disabled facilities Grants, equipment needs etc. Also lightly used jigsaw puzzles and paperbacks for sale. Look out for our distinctive gazebo.

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