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The Disability Affairs Unit

The Disability Affairs Unit (DAU) has a dynamic role in the advancement of opportunities and the promotion of the rights of persons with disabilities in Tobago. It is responsible for the coordinating, developing and implementing of comprehensive programmes to assist differently abled citizens so as to encourage eventual full inclusion in regular activities.

What are the aims of the Disability Unit?

1) To help improve the conditions of persons with disabilities in areas such as education, transportation, and accessibility so that they can enjoy a better quality of life.

2) To sensitise the public and increase awareness of issues pertaining to persons with disabilities.

3) To provide technical support for the disabled and their families.

Who can the Disability unit help?

The Disability unit can assist any citizen of Trinidad and Tobago who is considered disabled. Persons may be considered disabled through physical, intellectual, or sensory impairment, medical conditions or mental illness. They may include:

- Children

- Teenagers and Adults

- The Elderly

What services does the Disability unit deliver?

Technical Vocational Centre for persons with disabilities

• Tech Equipment Bank and equipment repair for persons with disabilities 

Is there further information on the Disability Unit?

Yes.  You can obtain further information here.

How can I contact the Disability unit?

You can click here to contact the Disability Affairs unit of the Department of Social Services.