The Disability Resource Centre is an award-winning charity
We are here so that disabled people and their families have somewhere to turn if they need help in any situation.
Working with local communities to support anyone with a disability or health condition in Milton Keynes, Luton and across Bedfordshire.
New for Luton
Community Central is a 12 month project supporting Luton residents with:
- Benefits and money management advice
- Disability advice and support for people with health conditions
- Help with food banks
- Carers support
- Support for your wellbeing and mental health
- Help, advice and free support with employment, volunteering and training
Come and speak with our friendly team who are available at community centres in Luton to help you every week
Tuesdays - Disability advice, health & wellbeing support
9:30am to 1:30pm
Luton Central Library (ground floor), St George’s Square, Luton, LU1 2NG
Wednesdays - Benefits advice and money management support
1pm to 5pm
Lewsey Community Centre, Landrace Rd, Luton, LU4 0SW
Thursdays - Disability advice, benefits advice and carers support
9:30am to 1:30pm
Trinity Community Centre, 3 Trinity Road, Luton, LU3 1TR
Join the virtual East of England carers event: ‘Listening and Responding to the Needs of Unpaid Carers’
Themed around the importance of ‘listening & responding to the needs of unpaid carers’, you will meet like-minded people & help shape the work of the network across the year.
As a Disability Confident Leader, we support local businesses by working with them to ensure they can accommodate people with physical and mental needs and best recognise how to support their employees.
We are supporting you in the cost of living crisis
If you are worried about paying bills or having enough money for food and essentials then we have compiled the many different ways you can get some help.
If you’re disabled, you may be eligible for government benefits that can help with your cost of living. Our support team is here to help you to apply for disability benefits. We have specialist benefits advisors who can assist with a range of queries and help you to fill in benefits’ forms.
Our wellbeing and mental health programme is kindly funded by East London NHS Foundation Trust.
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