What we are working on this year

This year the project is focusing on four areas. The Council and the steering group agreed these areas as priorities in April at the Steering Group. Within each work area Local Voices is organising activities and events, and working with Council staff to make sure that your views get heard and listened to.

This year we have a number of projects new and ongoing ….

Community Access and Transport

  • Dockland Light Railway – access assessment
  • Floating Bus Stops – safety assessment
  • Disabled Go – recruitment of surveyors
  • Support the running of the Accessible Transport Forum
  • Community Planning – input into consultations
  • Council Highways Reporting – Promote use of FIFI-LI
  • Community Planning – input into consultations
  • Incident Reporting Service – provide accessible and anonymous reporting

Social care

  • Commissioning (buying) new services
  • Care Act Consultations
  • Charging for Social Care – consultations

Community safety

  • Disability Hate Crime
  • Personal Safety
  • Anti-social behaviour
  • Domestic Violence
  • Safety in the Home
  • Counter Terrorism

Social Inclusion

  • Engage disabled people to use more digital resources
  • Access to participate in communities, in the work place, in education, and socially

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