Compass Disability Services is an innovative, enlightened
and po
sitive organisation. Its mission is:
To enable and empower disabled people and carers to have independence, choice and control in their lives".

Compass Disability Services is a user led organisation and our Board of Trustees, who are elected by our users, is comprised of at least 80% disabled people. We have adopted the Social Model of Disability as a way of working to remove barriers which exclude disabled people from equality of opportunity.

Our Values and Beliefs

• We promote independence, choice and control

• We support equality of opportunity for all people

• We operate within and promote the Social Model of Disability

• We aim to empower and enable disabled people

• We promote equal access and inclusion to all services and facilities   

• We adopt a partnership working approach

• We are a non-campaigning organisation

Compass Disability Services works through consultation, representation and service provision to fulfil our mission. We work in partnership with local government, the Health Service, Social Services, other voluntary sector and charitable organisations and anyone else who can benefit from our knowledge and expertise.

Compass Disability Services has a range of projects which have their own websites. Please click on the link on the left hand menu to take you to these websites for more information on the projects.


Please click on the Big Lottery Fund Logo to find out about our exciting new project "Pop Up Compass".


Picture advertising Compass Disability Services meeting rooms

Compass Disability is a member of the Safe Places Scheme, please click here for more information.



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Latest News

Nov 5, 2015

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