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Advice about visiting our services

We know this is a worrying time for everyone and the safety and wellbeing of the people we support, our staff and volunteers, remains our priority.

Building businesses back in India

Jis Jose, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer and Rajarajan, Programme Manager from Cheshire Homes Coimbatore, reflect on the impact of the pandemic on livelihoods in India.

International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPWD)

Every year, on the 3 December, the world celebrates the UN IDPWD. The theme for 2021 is “Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world.”

Looking back to 2020

Ricky Stevenson looks back at the last year and shares his experience of lockdowns and the pandemic.

Building skills to create lasting change

Mikaela Campbell is a Can Do Coordinator from Conwy. She tells us how one of her Can Do groups has managed to support their local community during the pandemic.

How we build confidence with Can Do

Fiona is one of our Can Do Coordinators. She tells us how the poetry sessions she's been running have helped young disabled people have an outlet during the pandemic.