Eliminate barriers and empower people living with disabilities to fully participate in society
Disability Croydon / OURSPACE offers information, advice, advocacy and support to disabled people and people with mental health concerns, on issues which affect their daily lives.
Since developing to the Disability Croydon of today we have worked on numerous projects and initiatives to better the lives and increase opportunities for people who are isolated and excluded.
OurSpace community hub is now open, we are here to provide a safe, warm space for you to socialise with friends and develop peer support networks.
Open six days a week with evening activities such as music production and physical exercises and one-one counselling.
We provide the following:
Information and advice / advocacy
Fitness and exercises for all ages using a fully equipped gym.
Digital training and empowerment using smartphones with access to computers.
Low-level mental health support (also connected to fitness programmes)
Art classes (therapy)
Weekly bereavement help point
Food distribution and support
Cost of living advice surgeries
Community Cafe open to all
Music production and DJ workshops for young people.
A welcoming space for the community to promote and develop their own activities.
Tackling Isolation and Loneliness
Weekly drop in club for people with disabilities, mental health, isolation and loneliness, to meet in a safe supportive environment for socialising, support and having fun.
Feel free to contact us if you would like to set up your own activities or to receive more information about our services. Click here to contact us.
There are over 11 million people with a disability in the UK
Disabled people remain significantly less likely to be in employment than non-disabled people.
Over a quarter of disabled people say that they do not frequently have choice and control over their daily lives