Events

Mondays at Mayfield Centre in Dunstable

Free tea and coffee on Mondays 

AdviceCentral are hosting Mondays at Mayfield at The Disability Resource Centre’s shop which is at Mayfield Centre, 4 Mayfield Road, Dunstable, LU5  4AP.

Pop in for a free hot drink and to chat about how the AdviceCentral team can guide you to the best local help and support for you, your family and your community.  

Come along to chat with the teams from local community groups, support agencies, charities and local services. Special events every Monday from 10am to 2pm.

Local wellbeing events in Luton, Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes…

The Carers Central supports the 19,000 unpaid carers living in Luton. They hold regular events and visit local community centres every week. See the Carers Central events page for full details.

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Carers Week event in Luton

8th June from 10 – 2pm in Luton. Hear from several organisations that provide support to unpaid carers. We will also be giving you an insight into some of the changes that are happening with GP support for unpaid carers, information about the New Carers Strategy and new additional services specifically for carers.

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Carer coffee mornings, online every Monday

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Mind BLMK’s mental health Crisis Cafes

We spoke to Caroline from local mental health charity, Mind BLMK, who told us all about their Crisis Cafes. Caroline said “Mind BLMK Crisis Cafes are safe, non-judgemental spaces that you can come to if you find yourself in crisis or mental distress in the evenings. You will be met by a trained mental health professional…”

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We work closely with community groups and local service providers and are happy to promote your events on our website. Please call us on 01582 470900 or email us anytime.

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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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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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AdviceCentral helps residents of Central Bedfordshire to find the best local and national advice on a wide range of topics including:

BenefitsDebt,

DisabilitiesEducation

HealthHousing,

Immigration, Employment

Legal & more

Help for carers in Luton

We offer lots of free 1-2-1 help and advice by phone, email and online meetups.

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