All about our Carers Week event

Melanie Hawman, our CEO, introduces our Carers Week event that was held last Friday and thanks all who helped make it a huge success.Read more

New funding for our Care Academy

New funding from Skills for Care will enable continued training of Personal Assistants and their employers.Read more

Community Champions award

We are pleased to have been awarded a £1000 grant under the Community Champions scheme sponsored by Persimmon. This money will enable us to run a range of support groups for older people.Read more

Meet Mel

We have been featured in the Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce magazine this month. There is a great interview with Melanie Hawman, our CEO.Read more

Join us on Facebook and Twitter

We are busy posting useful links, videos, stories and more on our popular Facebook and Twitter pages.Read more

Say hello to Lesley

Read our interview and you'll learn more about our popular receptionist and her views on gardening, tolerance and cocktails...Read more

Now you can book our meeting rooms online

Our popular meeting rooms have just got easier to book. Simply check the availability of our meeting rooms online and if you are happy with the price you can book online too.Read more

Handy kitchen gadgets

We love kitchen gadgets. And these two are truly useful, like the 'one-touch' jar opener and the bright yellow bottle opener. All available in our disability equipment shop here in Dunstable.Read more

"Best", "Amazing", "Outstanding"

Read some of the great things people are saying about our services like this... "I found my visit to The Disability Resource Centre amazing, and the support that’s available to customers is outstanding"Read more

Our values in action

Read Anne's story of how our charity's values are expressed by the whole team who work and volunteer here at The Disability Resource Centre.Read more

Adept Living Foundation courses

Local community-interest company Adept Living Foundation (ALF) are running a series of workshops at The Disability Resource Centre.Read more

New Nordic walking group

We are pleased to introduce you to a brand new Nordic walking group for beginners, that's wheelchair-friendly and is starting on February 7th 2018. Organised by BIG Health and Fitness.Read more

We're coming to Kettering, Daventry, Wellingborough...

We're visiting social groups, clubs, health centres, village halls, supermarkets and health professionals to promote the work of The Disability Resource Centre and provide information and help on any disability-related matter.Read more

New Reiki and Reflexology therapist

We are pleased to announce that Lorraine Burger is now offering Reiki, Reflexology and Indian Head Massage at The Disability Resource Centre.Read more

This month we helped Sandy, Will, Stuart, Misha...

See how we have been helping disabled people and their carers with advice, free training, help with filling in benefits' forms, finding disability equipment and more...Read more

Special guest speaker

Sarah Fuller (Advanced Specialist Dietician) will be at our support group meeting for carers who look after someone with an eating disorder. Join us on Friday 2nd February 10.30am to 12 noon.Read more

Learn all about Dementia

We have just heard about two upcoming Dementia Friends Information Sessions planned in Luton. Each session lasts around one hour. You will learn more about dementia and how you can help to create dementia friendly communities.Read more

We have a passion for helping

It's great when we hear what a big difference we have made to peoples' lives. So here are a few 'words of praise' from the many thousands of people that use our services and websites every month.Read more

New job vacancies

See our recent job vacancies for personal assistants in care. And if you are interested in a career in caring then do join us on Friday mornings for a chat about the free training and career support we provide.Read more

Tweets for you

This week on Twitter, Facebook and the wider web we find a Dutch approach to help prevent falling for older people, inter-generational house sharing and a new sports programme for disabled people.Read more

Electric savings, wheelchair work and inspiring stories...

Grab a cuppa and browse the best links to interesting stories, videos and more on the web this week.Read more

Many thanks for voting for us... we won!

We are very happy to announce that we just won nearly £35,000 of funding for our programmes for disabled people from the NatWest Skills and Opportunities Fund.Read more

Our brand new website

We've just improved our website to make it easier to use. It's full of useful new features including a new 'Donate' button, a tool to increase the size of the text, a new jargon buster and more...Read more

Train travel guide for disabled people

Disabled people can get assisted travel on railways across England and our train travel guide is full of tips to help you on your way.Read more