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Disability Law Service

What it does
    Disability Law Service provides a high quality legal service for disabled people, their families, enablers and carers. Charity also provides specialist information and advice and training to other disability organisations and service providers.
Who it helps
  • People With Disabilities
Sector(s) covered
  • Disability
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 280805
  • First registered on 27/10/1980
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Filed on
31/05/2018 £388,807 £341,629 £47,178 02/01/2019
31/05/2017 £345,308 £324,658 £20,650 18/12/2017
31/05/2016 £287,127 £262,829 £24,298 31/01/2017
31/05/2015 £252,434 £272,061 -£19,627 15/02/2016
31/05/2014 £323,171 £351,379 -£28,208 29/04/2015
31/05/2013 £400,997 £520,422 -£119,425 26/02/2014
31/05/2012 £641,986 £603,946 £38,040 22/11/2012
31/05/2011 £642,141 £605,024 £37,117 02/11/2011
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 6 grant making charities totalling £647,000

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£90,000
30/11/2018
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' running costs of an organisation providing information and advice on financial and legal entitlements for disabled people in London
£10,000
28/02/2018
National Lottery This project will audit and develop the group’s website to ensure the advice and support included on it is accessible for all disabled people, who will be involved through consultation and feedback.
£15,000
30/09/2017
AB Charitable Trust £15,000 towards core costs
£150,000
07/06/2017
Trust for London The funding is to support the employment service to enable us to continue to provide specialist assistance and advice to hundeds of disabled Londoners. We will employ a senior solicitor experienced in employment, disability and discrimination to make help available and continue to achieve the large volume of successful work outlined above.
£240,000
10/01/2017
3 Guineas Trust Towards re-establishing a disability benefits legal advice and representation service.
£12,000
31/03/2016
AB Charitable Trust £12,000 towards the salary of a Volunteer Coordinator
£130,000
31/10/2015
Esmee Fairbairn Towards unrestricted core costs while the organisation stabilises and continues to deliver legal advice and representation to disabled people in need.
Governance
Trustees (10)
Main office

Disability Law Service
17 Oval Way
London
SE11 5RR

Objectives

THE RELIEF OF THE HANDICAPPED, THE DISABLED AND OF THEIR FAMILIES BY THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION THE PRESERVATION OF HEALTH AND THE RELIEF OF POVERTY, SICKNESS AND DISTRESS.