About Us

Waltham Forest Disability Resource Centre (WFDRC) is an independent registered charity which first opened in 1988. Our Centre provides a space where disabled adults from Waltham Forest and neighbouring areas can learn new skills, promote independence and healthy living through various supported classes, activities and social events.

Our service is overseen by a Committee elected from the service users of the Centre.

Who is the WFDRC for?

The Centre is for disabled adults who want to learn, join in with others in the community and go forward with confidence and pride. The Centre aims to support disabled people to develop themselves and make the most of their lives.

What does the Centre Offer?

The Centre offers a varied programme of classes and activities, including short courses and taster events, chosen by the people who use our service. During the last year, the Centre has provides sessions in art, jewellery making, needlecrafts, Zumba, Latin Dance, Table Tennis, Women’s Exercise, Boccia, needlecrafts, gardening, community choir, Relaxation & Meditation and more

We hold regular evening social events.

Practical support is offered by a team of workers trained to assist with service users .

What does it cost to use the Centre?

How much people pay to use our services varies according to their support needs and how a particular activity is funded.  We also run regular special events, short courses and taster sessions which are individually priced.  Charges will be explained fully when you contact the Centre and we have filled in an application & assessment form with you.

Opening Hours

Our opening hours are Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 4.00pm