About Us

Our Mission Statement

Enabling and empowering people to achieve equality

Our Vision

To champion freedom, choice and independence for everyone

Our Values

  • Professional
  • Diverse
  • Openness
  • Teamwork
  • Ambition
  • Quality

As North West Surrey Association of Disabled People (until July 2010), we were formally established as an organisation in December 1991.

The members formally adopted a constitution in July 1993 and the Association became a registered charity in March 1996. We changed our name to SDPP (Surrey Disabled People’s Partnership in 2010 and in September 2015 the charity changed its legal status to a limited company by guarantee (1156963) and retained registered charity status (8915239). We have always existed to promote empowerment, equality and independence for all. Though our range of services, we aim to help, support and include the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of communities. We also offer a variety of volunteering opportunities, which supports the organisations vision. Our teams are made up of a diverse range of individuals, all with their own experiences, knowledge and skill sets to brought to SDPP.

Our values shape the way we work with each other and the way in which we deliver our services. Teamwork is vital, we are a diverse and professional team who provide quality services with an ambition to achieve more. It is important to SDPP that we are open – with each other, our partners and most importantly, the people we support. All our services are free, independent and totally confidential. Some services that are statutory (Advocacy) are funded by the local authority (social care and health), however for a lot of the help and support we provide, we rely on donations, sponsorship and community funds.

We also run a Community Café, in Staines upon Thames which is SDPP’s base. Every penny that is spent in the café – on a selection of great coffee, teas and some delicious homemade cakes! – goes back into providing the Information and Advice service within the Café. Without the support of the local community we would not be able to continue to offer this vital service.

So come and visit Marianne’s Community Café and support SDPP!

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