Eligibility

Eligible without further assessment

People who may be issued with a badge without further assessment are those who are more than two years old and fall within one or more of the following descriptions:

  • Receives the Higher Rate of the Mobility Component of the Disability Living Allowance (HRMCDLA)
  • Receives 8 points or more under the "moving around" activity of the mobility component of Personal Independence Payment
  • Is registered blind (severely sight impaired)
  • Receives a War Pensioner's Mobility Supplement (WPMS)
  • Has been both awarded a lump sum benefit at tariffs 1-8 of the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme and certified as having a permanent and substantial disability which causes inability to walk or very considerable difficulty in walking.

Eligible subject to further assessment

People who may be issued with a badge after further assessment are those who are more than two years old and fall within one or more of the following descriptions: 

  • Drives a vehicle regularly, has a severe disability in both arms and is unable to operate, or has considerable difficulty in operating, all or some types of parking meter
  • Has a permanent and substantial disability that causes inability to walk or very considerable difficulty in walking

In addition, children under the age of three may be eligible for a badge if they fall within either or both of the following descriptions: 

  • A child who, on account of a condition, must always be accompanied by bulky medical equipment which cannot be carried around with the child without great difficulty
  • A child who, on account of a condition, must always be kept near a motor vehicle so that, if necessary, treatment for that condition can be given in the vehicle or the child can be taken quickly in the vehicle to a place where such treatment can be given

Recruiting

NCDP are looking for volunteers

If you are disabled or not we want you!

Do you have any free time?

If you have skills you feel we could use, whether it be to distribute leaflets, assist with handling calls, or even manage the office.

We have a place for you.

 

Holidays

We are closed one week at Easter, one week during Summer and three weeks at Christmas

Office Hours

Monday and Thursday

10.00am to 12 noon

In exceptional circumstances the offices may be closed for short periods.

Talks

We are happy to give talks about our work and on disability discrimination, to interested groups and organizations