Our History

Lucy Brown

Please see below for our major
milestones…

December 2021

HRH The Countess of Wessex visits Disability Initiative

HRH The Countess of Wessex spent the morning at Disability Initiative (DI) to celebrate the International Day of Persons with a Disability on December 3rd. [...]

April 2021

TRAINING KIT SPONDERSHIP: ALDERSHOT FOOTBALL CLUB.

The Weekday Volunteers have generously decided to donate their sponsorship to the Disability Initiative which means that it is the Disability Initiative logo which will [...]

January 2021

IMPORTANT NOTICE – JANUARY 6TH 2021

Due to the increase in COVID infections, DI will be re-establishing our Outreach Service, remote, virtual and Centre support, where appropriate. We are working together [...]

IMPORTANT INFORMATION – JANUARY 4th 2021

We wish you all a bright, healthy new year. DI will be providing COVID secure services as usual from Tuesday January 5th and we very [...]

December 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE – December 24th 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE December 24th 2020 Following the Christmas period deep clean, DI will be resuming fully risk assessed and Covid Secure services at both Camberley [...]

IMPORTANT INFORMATION SUNDAY DECEMBER 20th 2020 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION SUNDAY DECEMBER 20th 2020  As a result of the Government announcement this weekend about the new variant and rapid spread of the coronavirus, many [...]

HRH The Countess of Wessex visits Disability Initiative

HRH The Countess of Wessex visits Disability Initiative On Thursday 3rd December, Disability Initiative were delighted to welcome their patron, HRH The Countess of Wessex, [...]

July 2020

Making a difference through the pandemic

  Making a difference through the pandemic   The Charity, Disability Initiative known as DI, has been awarded a £100,000 grant from the Government’s Coronavirus [...]

June 2020

June 2020

HRH Visit - June 2020 The charity Disability Initiative (DI) was both grateful and delighted to welcome its Patron of 18 years, Her [...]

May 2020

2019

DI opened its new Satellite Service in Fleet, Hampshire

2015

DI celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a celebration event

2003

HRH The Countess of Wessex became Patron

2000

DI Resource Centre in Camberley opened its doors after much fundraising to consolidate the services into one centre

1990

DI became a charitable company limited by guarantee. Operations and staff increased and at a point, activities were being offered across three different buildings

1975

Disability initiative started life for a few days a week, funded in part by a social services grant with other funding from supporter donations

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