Our disability advice service is confidential, independent and free.
This service provides up-to-date information and advice to people of any age and with any disability, older people, their families, carers, friends and associated professionals throughout Bedfordshire and Luton.
The advice service is open to everyone, there is no formal referral process and it is free.
Please do ask us a lot of questions. We are all trained and ready to answer.
We can help you with benefits, carers, employment, sport, support groups, training and more.
Read what people have been saying about the free disability advice we provide.
”I was able to fill in my PIP form properly… make sure I had not missed anything”.
“I was told about grants for my son and I did not realise there were quite a few that he could be eligible for”.
“It was good to know that someone cares”.
“I was given great help in completing the “dreadful” application form and was successful in my claim”.
“We needed help with our benefits. The help we received was amazing and solved all of our issues. We cannot thank you guys enough”.
Read how we helped our customers recently and click on the links for direct access to useful information on our website.
We helped Amanda, who is hard of hearing, find a gadget that will flash a light when her doorbell and phone is ringing.
We helped Susan when she attended our ‘Moving and handling’ training, thanks for all your feedback too.
We helped Caitlin learn about the training opportunities at our care academy, specifically the care certificate.
Names have been changed to protect the privacy of our customers.
Please call us on 01582 470900 or email us and we’ll get straight back to you during office hours, Monday to Friday.
We provide a free telephone and website service helping residents of Central Bedfordshire to access advice services both locally and across the UK. Funded by Central Bedfordshire Council. Provided by The Disability Resource Centre.
Practical support for carers in Luton. Welcome to the brand new Carers Central service where we are completely dedicated to helping unpaid carers living, or working, in Luton.
We are here to help you fill-in your blue badge parking form. Our team of experts help hundreds of people across Bedfordshire to complete their benefit claim forms including blue badge forms. Book an appointment today.
We have more dates of when we will be visiting venues across the region. Check our ‘outreach’ calendar helping you find the information and services you need.
Improve your financial wellbeing with our free advice for people in Central Bedfordshire and Luton.
We can always help with general 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.
We will help you find the most useful and reliable information on the web. Our lists of the best websites for disabled people are easy to use and will help you find the information and services you need.
The Disability Resource Centre no longer provides advice services for people in Northamptonshire.
Please phone 01582 470900 if you are interested in our employment training courses.
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