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Think Local Act Personal

logoman in wheelchair cookingThe Think Local, Act Personal Partnership (TLAP) is comprised of over 30 national and umbrella organisations including the VODG, representing the broad interest in personalisation and community-based support. These organisations, through joining this Partnership, have committed to supporting a small central team in working to improve practice in six priority areas; as well as advising and influencing government and other bodies. To better understand who is involved and what the partnership aims to achieve, download the TLAP new leaflet (PDF 478Kb). Think Local, Act Personal: Read our terms of reference (PDF 23Kb)

The National Market Development Forum

The National Market Development Forum, which includes workforce dynamics, is a work stream of the Think Local, Act Personal partnership. Chaired by Bill Mumford (CEO MacIntyre and Chairman of Voluntary Organisations Disability Group) it has been charged with the task of considering how to facilitate many of the outcomes set out in Making it Real. For details of current and future work streams please see NMDF Information sheet and NMDF 2012 - 2013 Work Plan.

TLAP NMDF Work Programme 2012/13 (PDF 34Kb)
NMDF Information Sheet - Amended 12/4/12 (PDF 27Kb)