Disability North is a free Independent Living Service which promotes social inclusion, independence and choice for disabled and older people in the North East of England and Cumbria. Disability North is a user led registered charity which works with, and for, disabled people, empowering them to maximise the control they have over their own lives.
Our Service Team can provide information and advice on equipment and activities for daily living (ADL), benefits and Direct Payments as well as advising on many other aspects of disability and signposting to other organisations who can help.
Our Mission: Disability North promotes inclusion, independence and choice for disabled people in the region.
Our Vision: To be the best resource on disability in the North.
Disabilty North Latest News
Merry Christmas from everyone here at Disability North!
Disability, Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing Training
Disability North are proud to continue our partnership with Remploy to deliver bespoke training in the UK. Together we will help companies to support the mental wellbeing of their workforce, increasing retention and reducing absence.
We are delighted to announce the following three courses taking place around the UK. To find out more about the courses please click on the links below.
• Disability and Health Workshop
• Workplace Mental Wellbeing for Managers
• Resilience Training
To find out more please click on the following link: Disability, Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing Training.
Care Act 2014, Overview, Practical Implications - And Reading Between the Lines.
We are delighted to announce this new Michael Mandelstam course for 2015. This course provides an independent overview of the Care Act 2014. The Act represents a complete shake-up of adult social care legislation. The course takes a practical, inter-active approach.
PLEASE NOTE WE ONLY HAVE A FEW PLACES NOW REMAINING ON THIS COURSE.
To find out more please click on the following link: Care Act 2014
Time To Talk Day
Having a mental health problem is hard enough but sometimes the isolation and stigma can make it even worse.
On Time to Talk day 5th February 2015 we at Time to Change are asking people to talk about mental health and we are inviting you to come along and join in our conversations as well as have the opportunity to attend workshops, network and find out more about challenging mental health stigma and discrimination.
To find out more click on the following link: Time to Talk Day
Disability North Annual Report 2014
To view the new Disability North Annual Report please click on the following link: Disability North Annual Report 2014.
DNEX 2015 Date
The date of DNEX 2015 is the 9th and 10th September 2015.
Reach Your Audience at Disability North
Disability North is delighted to announce the installation of a new 42 inch LED screen in our reception at the Dene Centre. As well as allowing us to inform our clients in our busy reception about our services and events we are also offering organisations the opportunity to advertise on the screen. This will give your organisation the unique opportunity to reach the vast audience of people who visit Disability North
To find out more click on the following link: LED Screen.
Would You Consider Leaving a Gift to Disability North?
At some point in time it becomes important for everyone to write a will. It will help to protect your money and make sure your things go where you want them to. Once you have taken care of your family and friends, you might like to help Disability North to continue supporting and empowering disabled people by leaving us a gift in your will. To find out more click here.
How to Contact Us:
By Post - Disability North, The Dene Centre, Castle Farm Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1PH
Telephone - 0191 2840480 or Text - Direct 18001 0191 2840480
Fax - 0191 2130910
Email - General Enquiries