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Disability Equality Specialist Support Agency


Training and Development Programme

The aim of the Training and Development Programme is to enable community development organisations to develop knowledge and tools to combat exclusion and establish good practice systems within projects. The training programme comprises of separate training courses, which complement and consolidate existing skills and knowledge.


DESSA delivers training in:

The delivery of the Training and Development Programme takes place on a regional basis, and on a project basis in response to demands. For many, participation in training is the first point of contact between projects and DESSA. The training supports offered to community organisations is conditional upon projects’ commitment to undertake work in the inclusion of people with disabilities. It is through this follow-up work that DESSA provides the concrete supports required by projects to engage with disabled members of their communities.


Please contact the DESSA office on 01 4163548 or email to request information any of our training