How to book your vaccination for Coronavirus (PA’s / Care Workers)
If you are a Personal Assistant or Care Worker in Cumbria (funded by Direct Payments, Personal Health Budgets or privately funded) you now need to contact your employer, GP surgery or local authority about getting vaccinated: Latest vaccination information.
Our Centre for Independent Living in Carlisle, which sells disability aids is open 9am – 5pm Monday to Thursday and 9am – 4.30pm on Friday. All our other services are running, with employees working from home. Do get in touch with us via phone or email if you need any help.
DaCE Cumbria has been supporting disabled people in Cumbria since 1999. As a not-for-profit charity all our funds are spent on providing services and support for disabled people, to help them maintain their independence. We have an office in Carlisle and our staff work across Barrow-in-Furness, Eden, South Lakeland, Allerdale & Copeland.
DaCE Cumbria supports adults & children using direct payments or personal health budgets; and people who pay for care privately. We offer a payroll service, assistance to recruit or manage staff, training for personal assistants, disclosure and barring service checks for personal assistants and a third party account management service. Our experienced staff are always on hand to help, so that you can get the best out of living independently.
If you are disabled and live in Carlisle or Eden you can access our free benefits advice service, which includes help with appeals, tribunals and a home visiting service. Our Cumbria Centre for Independent Living in Carlisle stocks new & used daily living aids and adaptations, which you can use a prescription for, or buy. Our extensive stock includes wheelchairs, walkers and mobility scooters.
Get in touch
Address : 3 St Nicholas Street, Carlisle CA1 2EF
Benefits Advice (Carlisle & Eden): 01228 317010, please leave a message.
Payroll: 07961 142 550
Direct Payments & Personal Health Budgets: Allerdale & Copeland 01946 822444, Barrow 07787 436783, South Lakes & North Cumbria 07780 989200.
Carlisle Office: 01228 317070 Currently closed
Centre for Independent Living (Carlisle shop, disability aids): 01228 594806
DaCE Cumbria is the working name of Disability Association Carlisle and Eden: a registered charity Charity no: 1108946, Company no: 05388122