Fitness suite session times

Check the days and times for all the sessions in our fitness suite, which is especially designed for disabled people. Read more

Best wishes to Lorna for the big race...

Lorna, our London Marathon runner, has already raised over £3000 for our charity and beat her target. Best wishes to her for the big race... Read more

Direct payments survey

If you are receiving Direct Payments, are a carer or a related professional then please help us include your feedback in our very fast, 6 question survey. Thanks very much. Read more

Photos of our new fitness suite

Take a look at the latest photos now that our fitness suite is all set-up. Read more

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 Trustees Read more

PA Training open day

Our training open day helped local carers and Personal Assistants (and their employers) to find lots of local training opportunities. 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

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