Disability advice

We are taking telephone, online and face to face appointments. Please email us and we’ll be in touch to arrange a suitable time.

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, Milton Keynes and Luton.

Please fill in this form to ask us a question or to book a one-to-one telephone appointment.

Contact us…
We are here with a listening ear, offering emotional support to disabled people, older people, people with long term health conditions, carers and families.
 

Our support team are here to help you Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

We are here for you

Phone: 01582 470 900

Email: info@drcbeds.org.uk

WhatsApp and text: 07826366477

Talk to us via Facebook Messenger

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, equipment, carers, employment, mental health, support groups, training and much more.

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