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Welcome to Disability Cambridgeshire

Who we are

Disability Cambridgeshire is an advice and information service for disabled people, older people, their families and carers. We serve people of all ages in South and East Cambridgeshire, Fenland and Cambridge City.

For over 20 years, starting as Directions Plus, we have existed to maintain and improve the quality of life of people and carers. We are affiliated to and accredited by Dial UK, (a network of disability information services) and work in partnership with:

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Who we help

  • anyone who lives in our area who has a disability or mental health issue
  • their families and their carers
  • children and young people with learning difficulties
  • older people, their families and their carers
  • families with disabled children or parents
  • people who work with or volunteer to help disabled people, older people and their carers

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What we do

We give free, confidential and impartial advice on most issues relating to disability via our five-day a week advice line, sessions by appointment at Addenbrookes Hospital, Ely CAB and if necessary, at a place of your choice, such as your home.

We can help with problems including:

  • direct payments or funding for your care
  • benefit entitlements including what you can and can't claim
  • Attendance Allowance
  • challenging decisions and appeals to DLA and PIP decisions
  • employment

To enquire about any of these services please

call 01480 839 192
or write a letter to us at Disability Cambridgeshire at the address below:

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Resources directory

Here you'll find a searchable directory of local organisations, groups, helplines and websites, some of which are branches of national ones. No internet clutter, just straightforward information presented in a clear format with links to related organisations.

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Contact us

For our Advice Line and all enquiries, including how to meet with an adviser, please

call 01480 839 192
or write a letter to us at Disability Cambridgeshire at the address below:

Our office is at

Orwell House
Orwell House
Orwell House,
Cowley Road,
CAMBRIDGE,
Cambridgeshire
CB4 0PP
 

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