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
Huge thank you and well done to everyone who participated in our Zumbathon on Saturday 30th April at Gateshead Leisure Centre. It was fantastic to see so many people dedicated to supporting our cause, and enjoying a dance party while doing so!
Click here to see the event photos.
Friday 13th May, Hexham Golf Club
Spoil a Good Walk for a Good Cause!
Tee-Off for Disability North at our annual charity golf day on Friday 13th May 2016 at Hexham Golf Club. This year to make the event bigger and better we are delighted to be working in partnership with our friends Age UK Newcastle.
To find out more and book your place please click on the following link: Golf Day
DNEX 2016 / Moving & Handling People North
We are delighted to announce that DNEX 2016 will take place at Newcastle Racecourse on the 21 and 22 September 2016. We hope you like the new DNEX logo (opposite). DNEX 2016 is sponsored by Independent Living Showroom.
DNEX 2016 will be co-located for the first time with Disabled Living Foundation's (DLF) Moving & Handling People North. With this move, DLF is offering delegates an alternative venue and programme to its long-standing London-based conference. To find out more please click on the following LINK: DNEX 2016 News.
Limited availability on DNEX stand bookings. Book now to secure your place at the North's largest independent living exhibition.
Service Team Newsletter
To view the latest editon of the Service Team Newsletter please click on the following link: Newsletter
Office Space to Rent at Disability North
We have a number of rooms available at Disability North available for hire as managed office space. Benefits include car park, reception services and wi-fi access. To find out more please e-mail us by clicking on the following link: Office Space Query.
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