The Disability Resource Centre is an award-winning charity

Browse our website for advice + disability equipment + free workshops and online courses + Direct Payments + support for carers + support for your mental wellbeing

Working with local communities to support anyone with a disability or health condition in Milton Keynes, Luton and across Bedfordshire.

Phone: 01582 470 900

Email: info@drcbeds.org.uk

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Join our free Employer Academy event on 26th June

Join us for an exciting collaboration between The Disability Resource Centre and University of Bedfordshire Employer Academy. At this free event you’ll learn how to foster a Disability Confident workplace, plus gain insights on effectively supporting employees who are carers and you’ll also discover strategies to leverage government-funded apprenticeships to benefit your business.

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Have Happy Pride Month

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Sign up for our fabulous free newsletter

Sign-up to read our latest newsletters that are full of events, news and all the ways we help disabled people and carers every week of the year. Over 1,500 people across Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes have signed-up to receive our newsletter. Sign-up for free today with just your email address…

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We’ve relaunched our retail shop

We are thrilled to announce that we have relaunched our retail shop. Our new shop is based at our Mayfield Centre in Dunstable, where you can pop in and shop a variety of disability equipment and mobility aids.

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Join us on 11th June for Carers Week 2024

We are delighted to once again be celebrating Carers Week 2024. Our Carers Central team will be in The Mall on the 11th June outside TK maxx to give support and information to unpaid carers in Luton. Please do come along and see Levi and Sally for advice, support or a friendly chat.

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We’ve relaunched our retail shop

We are thrilled to announce that we have relaunched our retail shop. Our new shop is based at our Mayfield Centre in Dunstable, where you can pop in and shop a variety of disability equipment and mobility aids.

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Carers Week graphic

Join us on 11th June for Carers Week 2024

We are delighted to once again be celebrating Carers Week 2024. Our Carers Central team will be in The Mall on the 11th June outside TK maxx to give support and information to unpaid carers in Luton. Please do come along and see Levi and Sally for advice, support or a friendly chat.

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See our latest newsletter

Take a look at our April newsletter and you’ll find we have compiled the latest news, events, volunteer opportunities, and good news stories to keep you informed and connected as we move into the brighter days of spring.

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Lift your spirits this spring: Simple, accessible tips for everyone

Spring brings a time of warmth, inviting us to enjoy the new season blooming around us. For many of us, spring brings opportunities to refresh our routines and find joy in the longer days ahead. However, we recognise that enjoying spring isn’t without its challenges, especially for those with disabilities. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of simple, accessible tips designed to lift your spirits this spring.

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Please share your story today to help us mark 30 years of The Disability Resource Centre

Share your journey of living with or caring for a person with a disability or long term health condition. Whether it’s a tale of triumph, a reflection on challenges overcome, or a call for change, your stories are a powerful testament to the journey of the disability community and we would love to support you in sharing them. By sharing your experiences, you can inspire others, raise awareness, and advocate for a better future for disabled people everywhere.

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We are supporting you in the cost of living crisis

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Help with benefits

We can always help with 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.

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Our wellbeing and mental health programme is kindly funded by East London NHS Foundation Trust.

AdviceCentral is your open door to free advice in Central Bedfordshire

People living in Central Bedfordshire now have a single source of information on a vast range of topics, including:

BENEFITS – DEBTEDUCATION – HEALTH – HOUSING IMMIGRATION – EMPLOYMENT LEGAL & more.

Carers Central for unpaid carers in Luton

Helping unpaid carers in with emotional and practical support

Call the helpline on 0300 303 0201. Open Monday to Friday in office hours and on Tuesdays we are open for telephone calls until 7pm. 

Visit the website or send an email.

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