Disability and Social Care Advice Service (DASCAS)

Description

DASCAS is now part of the Citizens Advice Wandsworth, they provide independent advice to residents living in Wandsworth borough about benefits and services available to people with disabilities, and the relatives and friends who care for them. They can offer telephone advice, home visits or you can visit their office. They offer initial assessments and have expertise in claims for Disability Living Allowance, Attendance Allowance and associated disability benefits.
DASCAS provides the following services:

- An independent telephone information service on any aspect of disability and social care
- Assistance with completing forms
- Advice and support for professionals working with disabled and frail people.
- Help with benefit claims
- Advocacy and support services up to tribunal level in disputed cases

Service Details

Locations:
Organisation:
Citizens Advice Wandsworth
Service Type:
Advice and Advocacy
Primary Client Group:
Supporting People
Website:
Cost:
None
Opening Times:
Monday to Friday: 10am-4pm
Further Information:

An appointment is required for visits to the DASCAS office. If you are unable to visit the office, DASCAS are happy to arrange to visit you at home any week day except Friday. DASCAS gives priority to those who are housebound.

This page was last updated on 17 December 2018

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This page was last updated on 17 December 2018

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Contact Details

Telephone:
0300 330 1169