THE DIAL OFFICE IS OPEN MONDAY TO THURSDAY
WE WILL START SEEING CLIENTS FACE TO FACE FROM MONDAY, 21st JUNE
WE HAVE A VACANCY FOR A WELFARE BENEFIT ADVISER
APPLICATIONS NEED TO BE IN BY MONDAY, 28TH JUNE. JOB DESCRIPTION AND APPLICATION FORM CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM WEBSITE SEE
LATEST NEWS ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE and click on welfare benefit post
INTERVIEWS TO BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 7TH JULY
NEW GUIDE TO SERVICES FOR 2020/21 – SEE DOWNLOAD
We are delighted to announce that we are working with the MS Society to support people with multiple sclerosis complete benefit forms, undertake benefit entitlement checks and do full casework for representation at Disability Benefit Appeal Tribunals. We will work across all Worcestershire on this project. Just call us on 01905 27790 to discuss your issues.
Our client group includes adults and the families of children with a physical, learning disability or mental health issues and DIAL is operated by a small team of paid and volunteer advisers.
As a registered charity promoting the independence and choice of all disabled people and carers living in Worcester, Wychavon and Malvern we aim to support not just service users individually, but to provide information about wider disability issues, both locally and nationally.
A partner DIAL organisation for North Worcestershire serves people living in Bromsgrove, Kidderminster, Redditch and Wyre Forest. You can find them by following this link: North Worcestershire DIAL.
What We Offer
- Information on a wide range of disability related issues.
- Welfare Benefit entitlement checks including eligibility, applications, casework, challenging unfavourable decisions, appeals and tribunal representation.
- Liaising with agencies on your behalf.
- Referrals and signposting to support groups and organisations.
- The DIAL Guide to Services is a comprehensive listing of services for disabled people in Worcestershire.
You can find it on this website using the links in The Guide panel.
How We Can Help
DIAL offers free, confidential, and impartial information and advice on all aspects of welfare benefits. You can find out more on our Benefits Advice page.
For clients who face difficulties in getting to us, we run an Outreach Service that provides benefits advice at different locations across South Worcestershire.
For more details, and a current list of dates and locations to meet our outreach worker, visit our Outreach Service page.
We are available for contact from Monday to Thursday between 9.00am and 3.00pm. Messages can be left on our answering machine outside these hours. You can call us on 01905 27790 or visit our Contact Us page to find other ways to get in touch.
Worcestershire Social Care
Worcestershire County Council Website.
Information on adult care services and local advice and support organisations.
Worcestershire Advice Network
Partnership network of DIALs, CABs and Age UKs.
Website gives information and has an online referral system.
Worcestershire Wellbeing HUB
Information site for people with mild mental health issues.