Disability Peterborough

You can contact Disability Peterborough directly – no referral is required.

Disability Peterborough is your local centre for free confidential and impartial information and advice, for physically disabled people, their carers and families. The purpose of Disability Peterborough is to provide a range of services that assist people with physical disabilities to achieve their potential and have maximum choice and control over their lives.  The information and help we provide can enable anyone, living in Peterborough, with a physical disability to have  choice and influence in their lives.

We hold a Credability Quality Mark for disability case work.

Disability Peterborough has four core Functions:

Support disabled people to access their rights
Identify local needs & issues of disabled people
Enable the views of disabled people to be represented effectively at policy, strategic planning and service delivery levels of our statutory partners
Ensure disability issues are kept high on local providers agendas

The services we offer include:

Independent disability advice
Understand your disability rights
Consultation, involvement and inclusion
Regular newsletter
Wheelchair and scooter services
Accessible sport and leisure information
Disability Discrimination advice
Welfare Benefits services
Advocacy and Care Plan advice
Health, Wellbeing and Social Care advice
Aids, adaptations and access information
Assisted Technology and equipment advice
Financial and legal guidance
Employment advice and support
Practical guidance workshops
Education and employment links
Influencing policy, practice and services

Helping with money
Managing a long-term health condition
Support for carers
Support with employment
Support with housing
Additional needs catered for:
Physical disability friendly
Key words - separate with a comma: living with a physical disabilities, independent living, advice & information,