About DFI

Disability Federation of Ireland is a company limited by guarantee not having share capital, registered in Dublin. Registered No 140948, CHY No 6177

Supporting Organisations to Enable People with Disabilities.

An advocate for the Voluntary Disability Sector.

Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI) is the national support organisation for voluntary disability organisations in Ireland who provide services to people with disabilities and disabling conditions:

  • Hidden
  • Intellectual
  • Mental Health
  • Physical
  • Sensory
  • Emotional
  • Neurological

DFI works to ensure that Irish society is fully inclusive of people with disabilities and disabling conditions so that they can exercise fully their civil, social and human rights. In pursuit of this vision DFI :

  • Acts as an advocate for the voluntary disability sector.
  • Supports organisations to further enable people with disabilities.

There are 132 organisations as affiliates or associates in DFI (list of membership).  DFI also works with a growing number of organisations and groups around the country that have a significant disability interest, mainly from the statutory and voluntary sectors.  DFI provides:

  • Information
  • Training and Support
  • Organisation and Management Development
  • Research and Policy Development
  • Advocacy and Representation
  • Networking

DFI represents the disability interest within social partnership through its participation in the Community and Voluntary Pillar.  DFI is a member of the Disability Stakeholders Group, which works with government to progress the National Disability Strategy and it is also active in other fora.

Annual Review »»

Annual Review  Yearly Annual Reviews     ...


Complaints Procedure »»

Complaints Procedure Disability Federation of Ireland  The Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI) have a complaints process in place.  This process has been developed to insure all complaints to DFI are...


DFI AND THE SEANAD: 2003 – 2016 »»

DFI AND THE SEANAD: 2003 – 2016   The Election of a Disability Inclusion Voice   INTRODUCTION The Chief Executive Officer of the Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI), John Dolan, was elected to Seanad...


Memorandum and Articles of Association (Updated) »»

Memorandum and Articles of Association (Updated) COMPANIES ACT 2014   COMPANY LIMITED BY GUARANTEE AND NOT HAVING A SHARE CAPITAL   CONSTITUTION OF DISABILITY FEDERATION OF IRELAND MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION   (As...


Strategic Plan 2011 - 2016 »»

Strategic Plan 2011 - 2016 ...


Vision and Mission »»

Vision and Mission  The vision of DFI is that Irish society is fully inclusive of people with disabilities and disabling conditions so that they can exercise their full civil, economic, social and human rights and that...


DFI Salary Information »»

DFI Salary Information The Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI) represents the interests and the expectations of people with disabilities to be fully included in Irish society.  It comprises organisations that represent...


click to open/close

DFI Extranet

click to open/close

DFI & Member Upcoming Events

April 2017 Events
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930