The Disability First Office is now open! We are operating under strict Covid19 procedures and are now available for one to one appointments in our exciting new space at the rear of Blackpool Centre for Independent Living 259 Whitegate Drive Blackpool.

Disability First Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) has been supporting people since 1992 to improve the range of services and accessibility provided for disabled people.

The organisation provides a portfolio of overlapping services that aim to promote health and wellbeing, enabling people with long term health conditions of all ages, to live independently.


Welfare Benefits Advice Service

We provide support and advice on how to claim, and one to one support to fill in PIP, ESA, AA, DLA and Carers Allowance forms.

Tribunal Support

We can help you through the appeals process for welfare benefits; provide representation at tribunal and advice on the process.


We can provide advice, information and guidance on a range of disability related issues.

How you can help

Can you spare a little time each week to volunteer? We have a range of volunteer roles, including:

  • Volunteering
  • Providing form filling support
  • Monitoring our advice lines
  • Administration
  • Fundraising
  • Trustee board opportunities

Contact us on 01253 472201/472202 or email us at [email protected]