This service provides up-to-date information and advice to people of any age and with any disability, older people, their families, carers, friends and associated professionals throughout Bedfordshire and Luton.
The advice service is open to everyone, there is no formal referral process and it is free.
Please do ask us a lot of questions. We are all trained and ready to answer.
We can help you with benefits, carers, employment, sport, support groups, training and more.
Read what people have been saying about the free disability advice we provide.
We are moving to a new appointment booking system during August 2018. Due to reduced staffing during this period please call us between 10am – 3pm to book an appointment so that we can ensure that you are seen and that you do not have a wasted journey. Thanks.
We helped Elizabeth, a carer, who looks after a young man who has down syndrome.
See our page with information to help carers.
We helped Angela to hire a meeting room at The Disability Resource Centre for her training programme.
See our page about the rooms we have for hire.
We helped Amanda, who is hard of hearing, find a gadget that will flash a light when her doorbell and phone is ringing.
Get some help finding equipment to help with your health condition or disability on our equipment advice page.
We helped Mary find out how we can support carers of people with learning disabilities.
Learn how we help carers on our carers pages.
We helped Susan when she attended our ‘Moving and handling’ training, thanks for all your feedback too.
Learn about all our training programmes and see the dates for the next moving and handling courses.
We helped Tony with information and an application form to become one of our volunteers. Thanks Tony.
Find out about volunteering for The Disability Resource Centre.
We helped Malcolm to hire one of our wheelchairs.
Find out about our wheelchair hire service.
We helped Caitlin learn about the training opportunities at our care academy, specifically the care certificate.
Find out about the training course we provide for carers and personal assistants in care (PAs).
Names have been changed to protect the privacy of our customers.
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
We have new walkers and rollators now available to buy in our shop from £55 ex VAT.Read more
Improve your financial wellbeing with our free advice for people in Central Bedfordshire and Luton.Read more
We can always help with general benefits advice for people with disabilities. For more specific advice just make an appointment with the benefits advisors who can help with benefits checks and form filling.Read more
We've compiled all the links and info to help disabled people and carers to save money on buying cars, parking and buses in Luton and Bedfordshire.Read more
Try the award winning, plain English, jargon buster. It's easy to use and gives simple explanations to many words and phrases.Read more
The Disability Resource Centre provides a range of free services for people in Northamptonshire. Call our telephone helpline, attend our free training courses or see us near you at one of our 'outreach' events.Read more
We have helped set-up a number of support groups that may be useful to you. There's a support group for carers, support for those with fibromyalgia and support for your physical and emotional well being.Read more
If you are finding it hard to get back up out of a chair then we can give you expert advice to buy the correct chair. Our specialist seating advisor is at The Disability Resource Centre on Thursdays.Read more
We will help you find the most useful and reliable information on the web. Our lists of the best websites for disabled people are easy to use and will help you find the information and services you need.Read more