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Welcome to our  website. Our web address is still http://www.daseastsuffolk.org.uk! Read more …

We are an independent advice centre in Martlesham Heath.

We offer free, confidential and impartial advice to disabled people and their carers in the Suffolk Coastal area which includes:

Contact us for help

Visit us: You can drop into our office Monday to Thursday 10am and 3pm.

Phone us: We also run a telephone advice line Monday to Thursday 10am to 3pm 01394 387070

We visit you: We can also arrange to visit you in your own home if you can’t get to our office. Contact us for an appointment.

Email us: And you can email us — see the Contact page.

We cannot give medical, debt or legal advice but we can help you to find other agencies who can help you with these issues.

Helping over 1,000 people a year

Each year we help over 1,000 people with disabilities, their carers and families.

We get over 6,000 enquiries a year. We help people with their problems and issues and regularly help clients claim over £1m in benefits they are entitled to. This also contributes to the local economy in the Suffolk Coastal area.

Our customer satisfaction surveys show consistently high levels of satisfaction. We are always ready to listen to ideas for improvement from our customers and volunteers.

Latest news

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More news

New benefits advice booklet from the MS Society - The MS Society have published a new welfare benefits guide which aims to give a simplified overview of the benefits system. Although it's written for people with MS it's a useful introduction for anyone involved in the benefits system.…
New Dementia Together service launched in Suffolk - A new Suffolk service, Dementia Together, has been launched to provide a single point of contact and support for people who are curious, concerned or living with dementia, their carers and healthcare professionals. …
Healthwatch Suffolk: new report on diabetic foot care published - Healthwatch Suffolk have published their latest research about accessing diabetic foot care in Suffolk.…
DAS Consultation with the Community 13 May 2017: You’re invited! - We are holding a Community Consultation Event to look at how we best provide services on Saturday 13 May. It's free and open to anyone who is disabled or supports or works with disabled people in Suffolk Coastal.…
DAS sees 89% increase in appeals between 2015/16 and 2016/17 - DAS has seen a staggering 89% increase in benefits appeals work for disabled people between 2015/16 and 2016/17.
Vote for DAS when you shop at the Co-op - You can now help support DAS when you shop at the East of England Co-op — and it won't cost you a penny!…
Be a fundraising hero for DAS - LocalGiving is launching its Local Hero campaign on 1 April 2017. In this campaign LocalGiving will be awarding £5,000 in prizes to the causes supported by the top 20 fundraisers in April. …
Disabled Access Day 10-12 March 2017 and Euan’s Guide - Disabled Access Day runs from 10-12 March 2017, its third year. Events in East Anglia include a Disabled Access Day at The University of East Anglia and a Disabled Access Day at The New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich. Also find out about Euan’s Guide, the disabled access review website and app.…

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“Gives great support. Helps you feel you are not alone. Thank you”

Client 2015-16 (1)

“Great stuff. Good staff all round”

Client 2015-16 (2)

Area we cover

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