Just call 01582 470 900, email or visit us

Free Help & Advice for Disabled People

Including Carers & Families of Disabled People, Older People & People Affected by Long-Term Health Conditions.

Just call 01582 470 900, email or visit us for free advice on living with a disability.

We are open: Monday to Thursday from 8.45am to 5.15pm & Friday from 8.45am to 4.45 pm.

Our news, courses & events 

  • Free Training

    For Personal Assistants, Employers and aspiring health and social care workers

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    Customer Survey

    Please take a few minutes to tell us what you think of us

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  • Meeting room with desk, 6 seats and projector screen

    Poynters House

    Meeting rooms and Office space

    rent at competitive prices

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    Stop Fraud

    Blue badge & bank fraud, telephone scams

     

    Visit Take Five and NatWest Bank’s Fraud & Security Advice

  • SafeLives

    Central Bedfordshire Council are working with SafeLives to gather feedback from those affected, have been affected or know someone who has been affected by domestic abuse

    Take the simple survey

  • Gym photo of BIG Health & FitnessJoin The DRC and BIG Health & Fitness.

    It’s good for everybody

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    Join us for one-to-one coaching and group support to help you back to work

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    Take Control – of Your Financial Wellbeing

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We are looking for Health and Social Care Trainers

Please contact us for more information

The Disability Resource Centre Can Help

Hear from Cathy and Roy about how the Disability Resource Centre helped them with living at home.

We ask Zaqia to tell us about the help she receives from the Disability Resource Centre.

Thinking About Volunteering?

Our video will give you an idea of the benefits.

Read all about the volunteering opportunities at the Disability Resource Centre here .

Equipment Sale

Self-propelled wheelchair – £199
RRP £403 ex VAT

Expert Advice

We offer a free, impartial & confidential advice service to people with any disability, their families, carers & professionals.
 

Equipment Centre

We stock a wide range of equipment at our Equipment Centre, in Dunstable, to ‘try before you buy’.  

Find out about new equipment and also our second hand sale.

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Training

We offer a range of programmes to support disabled people, carers and family members.

Call our Health, Learning and Work team on 01582 470900 for more information.  

See us on Facebook

You can join us on our popular Facebook page for news, views & all the latest events.

Get all the latest news and updates on The Disability Resource Centre’s Twitter page too.

 

Equipment Hire

We have a range of manual wheelchairs available for hire from the Equipment Centre.

Other equipment includes ramps, rollators, crutches and walking frames to help you with your mobility.

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Personal Stories

Discover how we help disabled people across Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire.

Please take a look at these case studies to give you an idea how the Direct Payments Support Service at the Disability Resource Centre can help you.

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See Us, Near You

We run events close to you, right across the Bedfordshire, Luton and Dunstable area. 
 
Please come along to chat informally about your issues.
 

Meeting Room Hire

Poynters House is a fully accessible venue, with 12 dedicated disabled parking bays.

We have a number of rooms for hire providing a range of facilities and seating options. 

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Care Academy

Training for Care Workers, Personal Assistants & Employers of PAs.

Whether you are an employer or a personal assistant, you can access a range of relevant and engaging workshops delivered by specialist trainers. New Course Dates: Moving and Handling – click here. Call 01582 470900 for full details.

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Help and Support for Unpaid Carers

Please visit The Confident Carer Service website or call us on 0300 303 0201.

There’s plenty of good advice and our own Carer Support Officers are available to meet you to help you get the support you need.

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Northamptonshire CIL

Please visit The Northamptonshire CIL website or call us on 01604 588501.

We provide advice and support for disabled people, their families and carers across Northamptonshire.

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Comments

We would like to hear from you if you have compliments or complaints about our service

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