Everyone, regardless of circumstances, should have a fundamental right to a place of shelter, and help to rebuild their life

Local demand

A significant change in recent years has been the level of complex needs of people coming into DASH services.


Author: Dash Staff

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Here at DASH we rely upon the support we get through fundraising to help deliver our services and achieve our goals. We need to identify alternative income sources and fundraising is key to maintaining service delivery and helping to sustain the charity.



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