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
Disability North Vacancy - Marketing and Events Officer
35 hours per week – Salary: £16,500 - £18,500 per annum
The post is based within Disability North Events, a trading arm within the charity. The Events Team has a critical role in maintaining and promoting the profile of the organisation as well as being a significant primary source of income generation. The post holder will be primarily involved in all aspects of marketing, including social media, public relations and events organisation.
To find out more please click on the following link Marketing and Events Officer.
Exhibiting at DNEX 2014
Newcastle Racecourse - Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th September 2014
Disability North would like to offer you a warm invitation to join us as an exhibitor at DNEX 2014 which is the largest gathering of manufacturers and suppliers of equipment for disabled people and children in the North of England.
Stands are priced at £160 per square metre plus VAT, before 31st March there after 10% increasing to £176+vat thereafter. Voluntary Stands - Foyer - 2m x 2m at £283 plus VAT.
To access a booking form in a pdf format please click on the following link: DNEX 2014 Booking Form.
Disability North Gala Dinner 2014
We would like to invite you to join us at the Disability North Gala Dinner, which will be taking place at Newcastle Racecourse on the 17 September 2014. Please join us for a night to remember with drinks reception and a wonderful three course meal. The evening commences at 7:30pm.
To find out more please click on the following link: Gala Dinner.
Saturday 23 August 2014
A NEW music gig, the Middlehaven Festival, has hit a high note before headline act The Feeling take to the stage, as it is in line to be awarded silver accreditation for its disabled facilities.
It has been praised by the charity Attitude is Everything for providing level boardwalks and wheelchair access, specialist toilets, hoisting and changing facilities, as well as providing a hearing loop along with a sensory ‘chill out’ area and extensive medical services on site.
To find out more please click on the following link: Middlehaven Festival.
Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing Training
This master class is ideal for line managers, HR professionals and supervisors, providing practical advice and guidance to support the mental wellbeing of your staff and resolving any challenges that arise.
Delivered by Remploy’s Vocational Rehabilitation team, you will learn how to identify and support employees with a mental health condition, such as depression, anxiety and stress.
To find out more please click on the following link: Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing Training
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