Help and advice relating to the services we provide for people with disabilities. There is information to Help People with Disabilities on a variety of issues including services for: Physical disability, Learning disability, child disability, hearing impairment, and partially sighted people.
The Group brings together service users and officers from across the Directorate to discuss and to enable issues of accessibility to be fed into service provision.
Disabled Facilities Grants are available following an assessment and recommendation by an Occupational Therapist. Grants are normally the means by which adaptations in privately owned property are funded (the housing department funds adaptations in council owned property).
The Equality Act gives disabled people important rights of access to everyday services. The Council has made adjustments to premises and services to make them accessible for everyone. Our attractions such as museums, leisure centres and public buildings vary in their facilities and what they have to offer disabled people.
Please use our online Dudley Council’s Access Guide to plan your visit ahead.
Find out about the local leisure centres and the facilities available to you:
If you have an impairment or a health condition that makes living alone difficult, making some adaptations to your home or getting extra support may help you to live in your own home.
Dudley Social Care has a duty to assess the needs of physically disabled children and adults with the aim of promoting, encouraging and maintaining the independence of the individual.