Celebrating 25 years

Our charity is proud to have served disabled people in our community for 25 years now. Read all about the progress we have made from Jill Pick, our chair of the Board of TrusteesRead more

PA Training open day

Come along to our open day to find all the training you need, all in one place, for newly employed or existing Personal Assistants (PAs).Read more

New year new self esteem

Skip the new year blues with our help to build your self esteem. Our new confidence building workshops are all free and will be starting very soon.Read more

Our brand new gym

We are proud to soon be launching a brand new fitness gym, especially designed for people with disabilities and health conditions. Take a look at the progress we are making with new gym equipment...Read more

New poetry page

Take a look at two new poems by friends of The Disability Resource Centre. See our recommended links to interesting poetry-related websites too.Read more

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Today, December 3rd, is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. We wholeheartedly support the United Nations in their aims and strategies for improving the lives of disabled people across the world.Read more

We'll be at your local library

We will be visiting your local library every month to help with all disability related matters with a focus on supporting disabled people and carers throughout their journey to employment. We'll be attending libraries in Bedford, Luton, Houghton Regis, Dunstable, Wootton and Kempston.Read more

Free workshops for carers

We are running a wide range of workshops for carers including wellbeing workshops like meditation and mindful art. We have also launched a brand new series of skills training workshops for carers and people who employ carers and PAs.Read more

We were proud to sponsor the Disability Smart Award

As well as presenting the Disability Smart Award we achieved a Highly Commended in the Customer Care Excellence category at the Dunstable and Houghton Regis Business and Community Awards 2018.Read more

The latest photos and news from our open day

Check this page for the latest photos and a look at the wide variety of exhibitors, activities and presentations.Read more

A trillion smiles for Amazon

We've joined the Amazon Smile program so when you shop at Amazon they'll automatically donate vital funds for our charity. Simply click the link on this page.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. See all our latest posts on this page and please connect with us today.Read more

We respond to your emails fast

Read how we have responded to your emails this week. We have helped many people with a wide variety of enquiries. There are some handy links to useful pages on our website too.Read more

New free PA training dates announced

Our new course dates have recently been published. Learn all about our free training for disabled people employing a personal assistant and their personal assistants.Read more

Vacancy for a Trustee

We are looking for new Trustees to help steer our charity through an exciting future.Read more

Many thanks for all your votes

Many many thanks to everyone who voted and shared our page with their friends. Voting has now closed.Read more

Free training and support for employment

Michelle was unemployed for 12 years. Now she's happily employed and says “I love it". See how we can tailor a free programme of training and support, just for you.Read more

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

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