Disability Direct – (Derby or Nottingham) information and signposting service for disabled people, including help with benefits, DDA and direct payments. 

DCIL – information and support services for disabled people across Derbyshire. 

Direct Gov – UK government website with information about all benefits including disability benefits

Benefits information – contact the Welfare Rights Team: Derby or Derbyshire

Disabled Gold Cards give you free travel on local buses, cheaper rail travel and discounts at hundreds of local shops: Derby or Derbyshire

B_line is a discount, travel and library card for young people in Derbyshire

Blue Badge Scheme allows cars carrying people who are registered blind or people who have severe walking difficulties to park near shops, stations and other facilities: Derby or Derbyshire

Council tax – contact your Council to see if you are eligible for a reduction: Derby or Derbyshire

Concessionary Passport to Leisure gives you reductions for activities at Derby City Council Sports Centres

Cinema Exhibitors Association Card – card that entitles one free ticket for a person accompanying a disabled person to the cinema

Essential Companion Scheme at Derby Live Venues – free ticket for customers who need someone to assist them with mobility or guidnace

Attitude is everything – improves Deaf and disabled peoples access to live music. Become a Mystery Shopper and you can go to a concert and get a refund for your ticket for completing a feedback form!

Check out this forum discussing discounts for disabled people on the Money Saving Expert website – click here

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