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See us near you

Our outreach service is visiting a town or village near you

The Disability Resource Centre outreach service aims to reach as many communities as possible in Bedford, Luton and across Bedfordshire. It particularly concentrates on those living in rural areas, those from minority groups and those who may have extra difficulties and needs.

The service visits libraries, groups, clubs, health centres, village halls, supermarkets and health professionals to promote the work of The Disability Resource Centre and provide information and help on any disability-related matters.

The aim of this service is to reach people of all ages, with any disability or health difficulties, both long and short term, helping them to access services and to find the information they need.

Please pass on information about these outreach events to your friends and neighbours.

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We are out and about helping disabled people at venues across Bedfordshire

Other events:

Healthwatch Central Bedfordshire

We are attending the Healthwatch Central Bedfordshire events across the area joining other organisations to provide information, advice and guidance about local social care, health, housing and additional services.

Please email us for more information or call us on 01582 470900.

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New course starts in February. We have just started the first group on this course and we’re now looking for more Luton residents to join the next course that starts in February.

We know and understand how difficult it can be to find work if you are a carer. You may struggle to find paid employment that fits around your caring commitments. 

If you wish to return to work in some way, but are unsure how to start, then we can help with 1-2-1 support with our employment advisors.

For 2020 if you would like to make a difference to your family’s life just make contact to see how our Support Into Employment programme may be able to help you.

Learn all about becoming a volunteer for our charity at our special new volunteer event on Wednesday 5th February 2020. Read more about volunteering at The Disability Resource Centre.

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