Disability Rights Are Human Rights

DESSA is a national community development organisation working to support the full and equal participation of disabled people in Irish society by creating inclusive and non-disabling communities.

DESSA believes disability rights are about equality and inclusion. We will help you to stand up for your rights.

Promoting and championing the rights of disabled people and their families through strong advocacy.
Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. Our courses are designed to cater for a wide range of needs.

Exciting new e-Learning course

Understanding disability as an equality and human rights issue is an essential step in improving inclusion in our communities.

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Charitable Status

DESSA is a registered charity. We welcome donations to help us in our work.
Registered Charity Number (RCN): 20057077

How to Find Us

Thomas Court Centre, 26 Hanbury Lane, Dublin 8, D08 H9Y2, Ireland.

Tel: +353 (0)86 601 1613


The Scheme to Support National Organisations is funded by the Government of Ireland through the Department of Rural and Community Development
Department of Rural and Community Development
Pobal Government Supporting Communities
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