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Vale Royal Disability Services: VRDS

Over 25 years' service to disabled people.

Vale Royal Disability Services is a disabled people's user-led voluntary organisation, founded in 1991.  VRDS is a Registered Charity, number 1123915, and is a Social Enterprise Company limited by Guarantee, number 6396331.

Operating primarily within Central Cheshire, VRDS has its roots in the social model of disability. Our principal aim is to improve the quality of life of disabled people, whilst ensuring equality and diversity.

VRDS operates from a number of locations. The head office is at:   
4 Hartford Business Centre, Chester RoadHartford, Northwich  Cheshire CW8 2AB.
Telephone: 01606 888400   Fax: 01606 888244.
e-mail: office@vrds.org.uk.

If you wish to visit us, please click the link in the right margin for a location map.

VRDS offers a range of services:

Information service Each VRDS location provides free, independent and confidential disability information to disabled people, their families and carers. Our information service is available by telephone or in person from all our offices. For a more detailed description and how to access this service, please click here.
Equipment sales VRDS offers a wide range of "pre-loved" and "as-new" equipment at remarkably low prices. If you are in need of any equipment, make VRDS your first call.  For a more detailed description, please click here.
Shopmobility service VRDS Shopmobility services based in Northwich and Winsford have a range of electric scooters, wheelchairs and walking frames available to people with limited mobility, as well as a Disability Information Service and a Short-term Wheelchair Loan Service. For a more detailed description and how to access this service, please click here.
Newsletter VRDS publishes a monthly Newsletter, covering a wide range of topics of interest to disabled people, carers and professionals in that field. It is distributed by email free of charge. For more information and details of our Newsletter Archive, please click here.
Meeting and Testing The VRDS Meeting and Testing room is available for hire. This facility offers flexible layouts, digital projection and wi-fi, free car parking, accessible facilities and a variety of catering options. For a more detailed description and how to access this service, please click here.

As a Registered Charity, VRDS relies on external contributions to continue its work. To help, please click the button below marked DONATE NOW. It will open a new screen with instructions.


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VRDS Head Office,
4 Hartford Business Centre,
Chester Road,
Hartford, Northwich, 
Cheshire CW8 2AB
Telephone: 01606 888400
e-mail: office@vrds.org.uk   
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