LADPP is our Volunteering organisation of the month!

LADPP is our Volunteering organisation of the month!

Latin American Disabled People's Project (LADPP) is the only organisation in London devoted to serving disabled people from Latin America, Europe and Africa, whose first language is Spanish or Portuguese, as well as their carers, families, and communities.

Whether it's through their services, projects, information, training, advice, advocacy, volunteering opportunities, or social and cultural events, their ultimate goal is to improve the quality of life for their users.

At Latin American Disabled People's Project (LADPP) they work and join efforts to improve the quality of life and independence of disabled Spanish and Portuguese speaking people living in London - as well as that of their carers, families and communities.

Typically, most of their members:

  • Are asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.
  • Live in households in receipt of means-tested benefits.
  • Haven't acquired basic knowledge of the English language.

And would have:

  • Community integration difficulties
  • Physical disability
  • Learning impairment
  • Mental health problem
  • Chronic or terminal illness
  • Poverty or risk of poverty.

They have many volunteering opportunities available, with new roles being recruited for all the time. To find out what is currently on offer visit here

You can also find out more about their work via their website here.