About Us


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The Disabilities Resource Centre is a passionate and progressive organisation, 100% committed to making life easier for the elderly and those with disabilities.


The Centre was founded in the late 1980's by a group of dedicated people who wanted to do something about the lack of information, advocacy and support for people with disabilities in their community.

We have come a long way in 25 years, growing to become the Eastern Bay of Plenty's third largest employer with over 250 staff.  The Centre has expanded its reach and now offers a wide range of services across the entire Bay of Plenty.

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We help thousands of people every year and continue to improve the quality of life for those living in our community.