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Fit for Life course available to disabled people in Solihull

DRC is pleased to announce that our 9 week Fit for Life Course will be commencing in Solihull on Friday 10th February 2017!

Over fifty's benefit from DRC Wellbeing Service

DRC is pleased to be able to support over 50s living in Birmingham to improve their quality of life through our Birmingham Better Care funded Wellbeing Project.

On the move - DRC Head Office moves to Kitts Green

The Head Office of Disability Resource Centre will be moving on Friday 18th November 2016

Bridges - a new project at DRC for disabled people living in the Black Country

Are you a disabled person or someone with a long term health condition living in Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall or Wolverhampton and you are looking for support to get into employment? Then our Journey To Work programme may be able to help you.

Help! For Disabled People project supports 884 people in 12 months

DRC's new project Help! For Disabled People has supported 884 disabled people in Birmingham and Solihull during the first 12 months of the project. 

IT success for DRC service users

Twenty four service users of the DRC have achieved an accredited qualification in work related business administration skills. The DRC worked in partnership with two organisations ‘Open College Network West Midlands’ and ‘Right Step Careers’.

‘Right Step’ staff visited the DRC to assess and enrol service users onto the accredited training course and further provided individuals with careers advice and guidance, enabling people with disabilities to explore their skills whilst discussing with them further progression opportunities towards employment.

CALL FOR EVIDENCE - EQUALITY ACT 2010 AND DISABILITY

HOUSE OF LORDS SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE EQUALITY ACT 2010 AND DISABILITY CALL FOR EVIDENCE

Free membership to postal and online audiobook library

The national charity Listening Books runs an audiobook library service for people who find it difficult to read or hold a book due to an illness, disability, mental health issue or learning difficulty such as Dyslexia, giving members access to thousands of audiobooks on MP3 CD, as downloads from the website and through internet streaming.

Help at Home Service

Help at Home Service

In 2015 the Disability Resource Centre (DRC) launched a new service called Help at Home. We deliver a range of products and services to disabled people, older people, those with long term health conditions, their families and carers.

Help at Home supports people to maintain their independence and continue to live at home by delivering a range of services such as gardening and domestic help.

Help At Home - launch of new service at DRC

Help At home logo

HELP AT HOME

FOR ALL THOSE LITTLE JOBS YOU CANT MANAGE

Help at Home is a new social enterprise run by the Disability Resource Centre

 to be launched in April 2015

The new services include…

• Domestic cleaning and tidying the home

• Laundry and ironing

• Shopping and running errands

• Gardening maintenance

• Household management- including support with correspondence and paying bills

• Dog walking and pet care

• Hairdressing

• Nail care

 

You can expect…

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