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

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

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

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

Moving and Handling training

The Disability Resource Centre is pleased to be able to offer courses in Moving and Handling both for care agency staff and for private individuals. Read more

In to work

For residents in Central Bedfordshire and Aylesbury: Our free, friendly and supportive course offering a personalised action plan including one-to-one coaching & group support. Read more

Support into Employment

For Luton, Bedfordshire & Northampton: The course will help to improve your confidence and teach new skills to develop your job-hunting techniques. Read more


A new health and fitness programme for disabled people. Come and join us if you have reduced mobility and/or would like to lose some weight. Read more

Relaxation & Mindfulness

There are many benefits to meditation, mindfulness and relaxation. With guidance, you will learn to cope better with the stresses of life, helping you to relax, unwind and breathe deeply. Read more

Employer Academy

Support for Employers of Disabled People. Learn how to transform the culture and skills mix of your business, and how to recruit and retain people with disabilities. Read more

Teresa's video story

Teresa filmed this video herself to talk about the training and support she received from The Disability Resource Centre, giving her the guidance and confidence to get a new job. Read more

Disability awareness sessions

This course is for employers to further their understanding of the wide-ranging implications of disability. It will also cover attitudes to, and the legal requirements around service provision for people with disabilities. Read more