Birmingham DSA Assessment Centre

AbilityNet Birmingham DSA Assessment Centre

If you qualify for Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs) you will require a Needs Assessment which AbilityNet can provide at our Birmingham DSA centre.

Our experienced team will conduct an assessment with you to identify the specialist support you may require.

Contact Us

Phone: 01926 464 095


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Book your DSA Needs Assessment with AbilityNet

Our Fee

You will not be personally charged for this assessment. Our fee is paid for by your funding body and the fee charged by this centre for a Needs Assessment is £598.80 (£499.00 + VAT).

Our fee is inclusive of all work required for the duration of your study. If you take a break from studying, start a new course or provide medical evidence to your funding body of an additional disability you may be entitled to a Needs Assessment Review.

Why choose AbilityNet?

About Us

AbilityNet is a UK charity that provides specialist services to older people and disabled people of all ages to help them achieve their goals at home, at work and in education. We provide a range of paid for and free services including our free expert resources and free IT support at home from our ITCanHelp volunteers.


"Brilliant service, friendly and understanding staff. Rebecca [the assessor] was patient, friendly and helpful, have already recommend her and AbilityNet due to my very positive experience." - Melanie S.

"I am satisfied with the level of information that has been provided to me regarding the assessment process and I appreciated the simple and unambiguous explanations given by the assessor to ensure that I understood. Thank you." - Holly T.


Our Location

AbilityNet DSA Centre, Vancouver House, 111 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 8LB

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By Bus

Nearest bus stop: Five Ways, adjacent Plough and Harrow Hotel

Buses from this stop: 9, 120, 126, 127, 128, 129, 140, 141

By Train

Nearest train station: Five Ways

Located just a 7 minute walk away, when leaving the station turn left and head up Islington Row Middleway. Take the underpass under the roundabout, taking the exit for Hagley Road (South Side). Use the pedestrian crossing outside Morrisons Supermarket to cross the main road and carry on down Hagley Road until you see the entrance to Vancouver House.

By Car

We recommend that you use online route planning, such as Google Maps, using our postcode: B16 8LB

Parking is available onsite - when you arrive at the barrier to Vancouver House, inform reception that you are here to visit AbilityNet.

Blue Badge parking is available at Vancouver House (subject to availability). If you have a Blue Badge and require parking please let us know before your assessment and we will reserve a space near to the entrance.

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