Our Community Champions: Where are they now?

Our CEO, Melanie Hawman, talked to our Community Champions to find out about their progress since they joined our popular training programmes three years ago... Read more

Know your way with our free employment training

Our new free training course will help you start a career in health and social care. Read more

New PA induction training

We are just starting a brand new training programme for Personal Assistants (PAs) in care, helping both new and established PAs to get the most out of their rewarding role. Read more

Download timesheet forms

Check this page to download the timesheet you need for PAs and employers that we are supporting with direct payments including payroll and other services. Read more

Free wellbeing workshops

Thanks to funding from Central Bedfordshire Council and Bedford Borough Council we are launching a series of free wellbeing workshops. Read more

A brand new walker and seat combined

This brand new walker is now in stock in our disability equipment shop. It’s a shopping trolley and seated rollator in one. It converts from a walker to a practical seat in seconds. Read more

Meeting rooms for hire

Hire our fully equipped meeting rooms with free wifi, a digital projector, tea & coffee facilities, flexible room space and on-site parking for over 100 cars, including 12 dedicated disabled parking bays. Read more

Our newsletters are full of handy tips and news

Sign-up to our newsletters and never miss our popular articles and news stories. There are plenty of local events and ideas for disabled people, carers and friends in Bedfordshire and Luton. Read more

We had a great 25th birthday

We received so many nice greetings for our 25th birthday. See our birthday celebration photos and read all about our 25 years of serving disabled people. Read more

Job vacancies for Personal Assistants

See our list of new job vacancies for Personal Assistants (PAs) in care, every week. We can provide free training and on Fridays, we hold a drop-in session for people interested in becoming a Personal Assistant in care. Read more

Our new partnership with CarePair

We have partnered with CarePair to help Personal Assistants and carers find jobs and for employers to find carers or PAs. Read more

Help with housing

Over 20 links to useful websites and information helping you with housing, for people across Bedfordshire. Read more

Charity marathon relay

We are fully supporting our marvellous marathon runner, Lorna, by holding our very own marathon relay. Cheer the team along the 26 laps on Friday 26th April. Read more

This is me

Improve your health, confidence & wellbeing. We can help with our brand new "This is me" support programme. We have a series of free workshops to help you be the best you can be. Read more

Courses for life

Find out about our free training courses to help you build your confidence and feel calm. Learn about our free IT training and employment support programmes too. Read more

See us on Facebook and Twitter

We are always posting lots of useful videos, stories, links, jobs, tips, campaigns, advice and photos to our Facebook and Twitter pages. Come and join our many fans and followers. Read more

Join our team of superhero volunteers

Feel good every day. Volunteer here. Join our friendly team who really value the contribution you make. Read more

Support Lorna in the London Marathon

Find out about Lorna, our London Marathon runner who is raising funds for The Disability Resource Centre. Read more

See us near you

We have more dates of when we will be visiting venues across the region. Check our 'outreach' calendar helping you find the information and services you need. Read more

Our expert and free disability advice service

Our disability advice service is confidential, independent and free. Every week we provide lots of expert and friendly advice to people of any age and with any disability or health condition. Read more

Care Academy

Whether you are an employer or a personal assistant (PA) you can access a range of relevant and engaging workshops delivered by specialist trainers. Read more

Keep steady in the kitchen

Every chef will know the difficulty of keeping a mixing bowl steady, on the kitchen worktop, while mixing or whisking. We now have stock of the Staybowlizer, a brilliant solution, now for only £5 each... Read more

Over 150 visitors to our open day

We had a very busy day welcoming guests to The Disability Resource Centre and telling them all about the work we do. On display were many of the latest technologies for disabled people. Read about the day and see all the photos... Read more

Jobs at The Disability Resource Centre

Join the team at The Disability Resource Centre, and make a difference to people's lives. Read more