Improving the lives of Disabled People
Opening Times Bank Holiday Monday 6th May:
Chester Disability Rights and Advice Centre – Closed
Free, confidential, independent advice and information on disability related issues with a focus on Welfare Benefits and Disability Rights.
How Can We Help?
- Advice and Information relating to social welfare law eg benefits, housing, money and debt, employment, consumer, health and community care, discrimination.
- Support to claim welfare benefits eg Personal Independence Payment (PIP), Employment & Support Allowance (ESA) and Attendance Allowance (AA).
- Support to appeal against unsuccessful benefit claims.
- We also work with partners and give out information about other services to make sure you get all the help you need.
Where possible we deal with enquiries online or by telephone (01244 345 655) in the first instance. Alternatively a Duty Adviser is available to see people face-to-face. This is a first-come, first serve Drop-In Service and you might need to wait. We offer separate appointments for help with certain welfare benefit claim forms.
As part of the Advice in Partnership consortium we work together with Cheshire West Citizens Advice and Age UK Cheshire to meet the social welfare advice needs of people across the Cheshire West & Chester area.
Advice Quality Standard
DIAL West Cheshire hold the AQS (Advice Quality Standard) quality mark for providing advice to the public on social welfare issues. We have been able to demonstrate that we are easily accessible, effectively managed, and employ staff with the skills and knowledge to meet the needs of our clients.
Duty Advisor: Open Mon-Fri 10am – 12pm and 1pm-3pm (Closed Wed pm)