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.
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International Day of Disabled People
Join Disability North and Sage, Gateshead on the 3rd of December for a day of celebration.
Disability North are celebrating the work being done in the North East to break down the barriers that disabled people face with a day packed full of speakers and performances. This year we will be exploring a range of topics including the portrayal of disability in media and disability in sport.
For more information on the International Day of Disabled People, click here.