Employers for Disability NI - EFDNI

Western Health and Social Care Trust is a member of Employers for Disability NI (EFDNI). EFDNI is the only NI employer charity ensuring disability equality and enhancing opportunities for disabled people to training, employment and services. It is a network of employers working to promote training and employment opportunities and accessibility for people with disabilities as employees and customers.


The EFDNI website can be accessed via: www.efdni.org.


The Trusts membership provides our staff with access to the following services:

  • Disability Advice Line for members and their employees.
  • Employer Support Service: Advice and guidance to resolve disability-related issues, case management, conciliation (member-only service)
  • Employee Support Service: Advice, advocacy, ongoing emotional support to help employees manage stress and other disability-related issues (member-only service)
  • Online Jobs Bulletin Board
  • Member-only Area of website: resources including videos, articles, research findings etc. To access the member area, the login details are as follows:
  • Username: EFDNI Password: DisabilityEquality2020


Any disabled employee, their manager or colleague, or anyone experiencing stress/anxiety can continue to use EFDNI as a resource. If you would like to speak to a staff member from EFDNI please contact the mobile number: 07811267688 during this time.


This is a free, confidential service to support, advise and inform member employers and their employees on any issue relating to disability, including mental health issues.


Aware NI has shared some practical advice and tools for those who are trying to manage worry. This was provided by clinical psychologists Dr Matthew Whalley and Dr Hardeep Kaur:



Website: www.efdni.org

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