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Strengthening DPULOs programme overview

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An overview of the Strengthening DPULOs Programme - a presentation put together by one of the DPULOs Ambassadors, Rachael Wallach.

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Strengthening DPULOs programme overview

  1. 1. Overview of the StrengtheningDisabled People’s User-LedOrganisations (DPULOs) programme
  2. 2. Strengthening Disabled People’s User-Led Organisations Programme____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ • By Rachael Wallach • Strengthening DPULOs programme Ambassador
  3. 3. What is a Disabled Person’s User-Led Organisation (DPULO)?____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  4. 4. What is a Disabled Person’s User-Led Organisation (DPULO)?____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  5. 5. Short history of DPULOs____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  6. 6. Current Policy Context____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  7. 7. Programme Aims____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ To provide a range of practical and financial support to create strong and sustainable DPULOs that will enable disabled people to have greater choice and control over their lives.
  8. 8. Programme Structure____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  9. 9. Programme Structure____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  10. 10. Practical Support: Website (www.odi.dwp.gov.uk/dpuloprogramme)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  11. 11. Practical Support: Monthly Email Bulletin____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  12. 12. Practical Support: Facebook (www.facebook.com/dpulos)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  13. 13. Practical Support: Twitter (#dpulo)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  14. 14. Practical Support: Blog (www.arbitraryc.wordpress.com)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  15. 15. Practical Support: DPULOs Making a Difference____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Access Dorset have been commissioned to curate a series of case studies on the difference that DPULOs are making in addressing disability hate crime – Case studies include: - Third party reporting - Partnership working and coproduction with the police and the CPS - Awareness training and confidence building - Securing and maintaining funding from a range of sources for specific disability hate crime projects - Working with young people and schools - Advocacy
  16. 16. Practical Support: DPULOs Making a Difference____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Strengthening DPULOs ? Programme are looking for a DPULO to curate a series of case studies on commissioners of public services and DPULOs working together – Case studies are likely to include: - Commissioners reserving contracts for DPULOs using existing legislation and regulations - Effective engagement between DPULOs and emerging Health and Wellbeing Boards - Commissioners working with DPULOs to support their move into new service areas - How DPULOs and commissioners have worked together to deliver value for money during times of austerity - Significant contracts being issued for voice / engagement related work - Strategic partnerships between DPULOs and commissioners
  17. 17. Practical Support: Ambassadors____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  18. 18. Financial Support: Facilitation Fund____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Key Facts: - £3,000,000 fund - Available from 2011-14 - Awards of up to £30,000 per DPULO
  19. 19. Financial Support: Types of applications____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  20. 20. Financial Support: Role of Ambassadors____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  21. 21. Financial Support: Facilitation Fund Board____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  22. 22. Strengthening Disabled People’s User-Led Organisations Programme• Thank you

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