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Charlotte Throssel
5 -6 Church Square,
Maxwell Close,

Telephone | 01159 583 948


About us

"…to facilitate independent living opportunities for disabled people…"

Disability Direct prides itself in being able to make a difference to disabled people, older people and carers residing in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Disabled means different things to different people.Your disability is individual to you and at Disability Direct we will work with you in relation to your unique needs.


We promote positive change in a non-political and non-campaigning way. As an organisation we have a strong sense of commitment to empower people to make their own choices and make positive decisions about independent living opportunities.

In the past it had been identified that there was a desperate need to create a User Led Organisation (ULO) in Nottingham to provide a “one-stop-shop” for information and advice. We are pleased to announce that we have been successfully filling that role for nearly four years now. 

Here is a list of client groups that have used our services:


  • Individuals aged 18 and over with a physical, and/or sensory impairment
  • People with mental ill health
  • People with a learning disability
  • Carers
  • Parents of disabled children
  • People with long term health conditions
  • Older people
  • Professionals
  • Other service providers


Disability Direct Nottingham helps disabled people, older people and carers who live in Nottingham/shire by offering the following services;


0115 9785095

Welfare Rights Advice and Completing Benefit Forms 

Disability direct offers a welfare rights advice service for people who have questions regarding disability related benefits.

Assistance can also be offered with preparing for benefit appeals and tribunals. Drop-in visits are welcome but you may find it more helpful to call and book an appointment so you do not make a wasted trip.

For more information on our service or to book an appointment please call us on 0115 958 3948


Information Service

Do you need to find out how to access grant funding? Do you need to know where to go to find specific adaptations? Are you searching for services to suit you? Then you need the services of our Information Team call 0115 9785095.  

To sign up to our newsletter and find out the latest news and events for disabled people, older people and carers in the Nottingham area, then send an e-mail to charlotte.throssel@disabilitydirect.com or call 0115 9785095


If you would like to promote your service, or pass on tips and information, then get in touch with us to discuss what you would like to add to the newsletter or website.


Volunteering Opportunities 

Do you have time on your hands? Are you looking for a challenge, or to learn something new? Do you want to improve your skills for your CV? Then why not speak to our Volunteer Coordinator? This service is aimed at, but is not limited to, helping disabled people build on their skill-base.


The best option is to call us, and arrange a visit for a chat, so we can match your needs to the positions available.  Send an e-mail to steve.boseley@disabilitydirect.com or call 0115 9785095.




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Old Basford Community Centre, Bramble Close, Nottingham, NG6 0QG

Tel: 0115 9785095

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