Basingstoke and District Disability Forum (BDDF) was originally formed in 2008 within the local voluntary sector. We became independent in 2012 with a dedicated trustee board, attaining registered charity status in 2014 (no.1155660).
We are the disability champions of Basingstoke. We support our community through several innovative projects that improve health and wellbeing, while promoting awareness and understanding of the barriers faced through living with a disability.
Vision: To create a community that sees the person, values the difference and embraces awareness.
Mission: To facilitate increased awareness, active involvement and healthy promotion of disability and those who live it.
Involvement - to improve the involvement and
representation of disabled people and their families/carers within Basingstoke.
Promotion - to promote greater awareness of disability through initiatives and activities that champion inclusivity, understanding and reduce barriers.
Partnerships - To improve partnership working between agencies, both voluntary sector and statutory, who are involved in supporting disability.