2023: Celebrating over 30 years

Our social media volunteer Sophie has been creating some fun digital content with our mascot Digsby, celebrating the amazing work we have done for our community over the years. We can not wait to share more with you!

First Aid LogoNew First Aider

Congratulations to Anthony on completing his First Aid Course.  Anthony will now be our on-site First Aider.  Personally, we are going the prevention route now.  😮


It is 2022 and the world is slowly returning to normal, and learning to live with Covid-19. Included in this return to normality is us, here at Disability First.

We are now available to help you. Please contact us as normal to book appointments.


The Cumbria & Lancashire Asbestos Support Advice Group is currently in the process of moving to Preston and will be available again very soon.

Lottery’s Community Fund

We would like to say a huge thank you to the Lottery’s Community Fund for helping to contribute towards our core running costs as well as supporting the continuation of the welfare benefits service during the Covid -19 pandemic. This has been an extremely challenging year, particularly for disabled children, adults and their families.

Thanks to the grant we have been able to deliver key services to some of the most vulnerable in society, across Cumbria and Lancashire.

The Cumbria & Lancashire Asbestos Support Advice Group

The Cumbria & Lancashire Asbestos Support Advice Group is reopening its meetings, but it will now be online.  The meetings provide both an opportunity for peer support and to find out what help and advice is available.  Guest speakers include dieticians, complementary therapy, cancer and palliative care.Contact us for more details.

Anyone living in Cumbria and Lancashire, who has an asbestos related condition, and their carers, are most welcome to the meetings.

Lindsay Barlow CEO, of Disability First, says “This is a terrific opportunity to use technology to help sustain a critical care group, it’s one of our flagship support services and we want to maintain and grow the member numbers”.

If you need more information about the group or support in setting up ZOOM please get in touch with us at admin@disabilityfirst.org   01253 472201/01253 472202.