welfare & benefits

About us

Scarborough Disability Action Group (DAG) is a registered charity and was formed in 1989 by local disabled people to provide information and advice on a wide range of key disability issues including welfare benefits, community care, transport, equipment and transport. It is a user-led organisation that promotes the independence and empowerment of disabled people and the full integration of this section of the community into all areas of life.

Benefit Drop in Sessions

Do you have a long term illness or impairment and are unsure whether you may qualify for disability benefits?

Are you claiming disability benefits and would like to know if there any other financial schemes or services to which you may be entitled?

Has your claim for disability benefits been refused or has your benefit entitlement been reduced?

 

I’m waiting to hear from you!

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Coming to Barrowcliff in January!

The initial benefit drop-in session at Wreyfield Methodist Church has been organised for Monday 16th January from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm. The sessions will take place once a fortnight over the next six months. If you are a disabled person or carer, live in the Barrowcliff area and have a problem with your benefits, I'll be pleased to see you! Or if you know someone else in this position, please tell them about the drop-in sessions!! All sessions are free of charge. Tim Vasey - DAG Manager

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Welfare benefits advice

If you need help or advice with disability benefits, we are here for you. We also help carers and those who work to provide support and services for disabled people and their families with benefits help and advice. If you are making an initial claim, you can speed up the process by calling the relevant number (see below) to start your claim. Once you have done this call us on 01723 480029 to make an appointment for your claim form to be completed.

Welcome to Scarborough DAG

Scarborough Disability Action Group (DAG) is a user-led organisation that promotes the independence and empowerment of disabled people and the full integration of this section of the community into all areas of life. The group provides a user-led information and advice service on many aspects of disability for people who live in Scarborough and surrounding areas.

If you would like to see one of our advisors, please contact us to make an appointment by calling on 01723 480029 or by email scardag@onyxnet.co.uk.

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