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Know we are here

The Disability Resource Centre is an independent organisation and a registered charity, that has disabled people at the centre of its decision making.

Our vision

"Empowering people of all ages who are affected by disability or health conditions to fulfil their potential and aspirations."

Our mission

Know we are here. The Disability Resource Centre is here so that disabled people and their families have somewhere to turn if they feel alone and need help in any situation. We want all disabled people, those with long term health conditions and their carers to know that we are here to support them.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer

We are registered on the UK Register of Learning Providers. UKPRN 10045091

Our history

Learn all about how The Disability Resource Centre started.

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Find out how we are helping Cathy and Roy living at home.

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Hear from Priyal who has been working at The Disability Resource Centre as an apprentice.

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Zaqia tells us about how she has used a number of services offered by The Disability Resource Centre.

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Michael talks about his voluntary work at The Disability Resource Centre.

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Thank you to our funders

We have received new funding from BLCF, as part of the Bedfordshire Coronavirus Emergency Fund and also some much needed funding from the National Lottery. Thank you very much.

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Free training workshops for PAs in care

See the new timetable for October to December 2020 including full descriptions, dates and times. 

We are running free workshops on these topics and more:

Emergency First Aid*, Health and safety*, Safeguarding adults, Epilepsy awareness, Emotional freedom technique and Covid-19, Learning disabilities awareness, Autism awareness, Deaf awareness, Infection, prevention and control*, Equality and Diversity* and more… Read more

Free online wellbeing courses

The Best of Me programme is a series of free online courses for Bedfordshire residents. We can help improve your health, confidence & wellbeing.

Read what’s covered in these free online courses.

Employment support programmes

Choose from 5 brand new and free employment support programmes from our award-winning team…

See our new page for details

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

Introducing the free support service for unpaid carers in Luton, Carers Central. We offer lots of free 1-2-1 help and advice by phone, email and online meetups.

Donate

Please consider donating to The Disability Resource Centre today so we can continue our vital services.