Developmental and Support Services

Developmental and Support Services is a unique package of solutions that has been purposely designed to support, and to create growth opportunities for DFI member organisations.  Through the relationships that we have built with external organisations, as well as our internal expertise,  Developmental and Support Services has developed a comprehensive range of specially discounted, member-exclusive services.

These include:  

Community Participation Network (CPN) »»

Community Participation Network (CPN) Network, Share Learning, Represent. We've changed our name! Coming together for our first meeting of 2017 we agreed a shorter name of Community Participation Network (CPN) to help...


Organisational Healthcheck »»

Organisational Healthcheck Developmental and Support Services for Disability Federation of Ireland Member Organisations As part of DFI's Developmental and Support Services of products for member organisations,...


PQASSO Quality System »»

PQASSO Quality System PQASSO is a Quality Standards specifically designed for voluntary and community organisations. For more information contact your DFI Support Officer or Dermot O'Donnell, Support Officer...


Garda Vetting Access facility for DFI Member Organisation »»

Garda Vetting Access facility for DFI Member Organisation DFI facilitated Garda Vetting Network for disability organisations  The National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012 and Explanatory Memorandum were...


DFI Training 2016 »»

DFI Training 2016 Training and Education Courses  A full list of the training dates for 2016 are available below (all training will be held in the DFI Dublin Offices. Find DFI here): ...


The Regulatory Environment »»

The Regulatory Environment This page provides information on the regulatory framework that impacts on Community and Voluntary Organisations in the Charities Sector in Ireland. DFI have developed services that have...


Listening and Changing Resources and Supports »»

Listening and Changing Resources and Supports June 2012 FOREWORD Listening and Changing – Resources and Supports for Disability Organisations, came about as a direct outcome of the project “Supporting Organisations for Mainstreaming:...


Assistive Technology - Breaking the Barriers »»

Assistive Technology - Breaking the Barriers Technology has come to define the society in which we live. It has moved into every aspect of social, political, economic and cultural life. Technology can be considered as a source of social support...


BHP Insurance Pension Services »»

BHP Insurance Pension Services Free Pension Advice Service DFI is pleased to announce that it has partnered with BHP Insurance to offer DFI member organisations an exciting opportunity to avail of an new, free pension advice...


Board Effectiveness Review »»

Board Effectiveness Review Ray Nulty & Company Limited - International Business Consultants Would your board benefit from the opportunity to stand back and consider how it could improve its leadership, stewardship and strategic...


Chairpersons as Effective Leaders »»

Chairpersons as Effective   Leaders   It is clear that the role of Chairperson within a community and voluntary organisation is pivotal to the operation of that organisation. It is equally clear that the Chairperson can influence every...


Company Law Compliance Review »»

Company Law Compliance Review   DFI is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Arthur Cox, one of Ireland’s leading commercial law firms, to offer DFI member organisations an exciting opportunity to avail of an...


Employee Assistance Programme »»

Employee Assistance Programme As an extension of this range of opportunities, DFI Service Suite, in conjunction with Vhi Corporate Solutions, is delighted to announce the launch of an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).   Through...


External Supervision Service for DFI Members »»

External Supervision Service  for DFI Members Stress and Support in the Workplace As part of our Service Suite package of solutions, DFI has developed and launched a new “External Supervision” service, at a specially negotiated...


Human Resource Package »»

Human Resource Package   Disability Federation of Ireland, in conjunction with Adare Human Resource Management, has put in place a support structure for member organisations to avail of discounted Human Resource and Employment...


Pension Advice Service Free for DFI Member Organisations »»

Pension Advice Service Free for DFI Member Organisations As an important addition to our Service Suite range of products, the Disability Federation of Ireland, in conjunction with IFG Private Clients, has put in place a free pension advice service for member...


Preventative Maintenance Programme (in association with Hollyfort Services) »»

Preventative Maintenance Programme (in association with Hollyfort Services) In association with Hollyfort Services DFI is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Hollyfort Services, a specialist service in Healthcare Facilities Installation and Maintenance, to...


Xyea Software for managing risk and compliance for DFI Member Organisations »»

Xyea Software for managing risk and compliance for DFI Member Organisations Are you finding it difficult to comply with the high volume of regulations within the care sector? Do you have an effective risk management system in place?      As part...


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