The Disability Resource Centre
Public phone: 01582 470900 helpline
Website URL: http://www.drcbeds.org.uk
Service offered: Information for disabled people, their friends, families, carers and professionals. National and local information on a wide range of topics, including Individual Budgets and Direct Payments advice and support equipment, benefits, employment, health and social services, transport, holidays and leisure. Equipment can be tried out and purchased with the advice of our trusted assessor trained staff. We also offer a wide range of training programmes in the form of part-time courses, specialised workshops, advice & guidance, support into employment and support for businesses.
Target group: Disabled people of all ages, families, friends, carers and involved professionals.
Area served: Bedfordshire, including Luton, Bedford and surrounding areas.
How to contact: Phone the helpline (01582 470900), call in, make an appointment, email or write.
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 4.45pm
Office Hours: 8:45am - 5:15pm Mon-Thur, 8:45am - 4:45pm Fri
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Front car park for Blue badge holders, car park also available at rear - level access from both. Automatic doors. Lift to 1st floor. Loop system in reception area and meeting rooms.
Languages other than English: Access to interpreters.
Charity number: 1041712
Year established: 1994
Staffing: 40 members of staff
Public transport: Leagrave train station - 2 miles.
Record last checked: 17 September 2018