Talks & Workshops

Do you know someone who uses a wheelchair?

Are you interested in sharing your views and experiences?

Come along to a meeting on
Tuesday 23rd July 10:30—1pm.
Book a place by contacting Disability North.
Lunch will be provided.

Telephone: 0191 2840480

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Need Legal Advice?
Not sure who can help?
Then these free Legal Surgeries could be for you.

Disability North, in conjunction with Sintons LLP and Irwin Mitchell, are running a series of free legal surgeries to provide advice in relation to disability related queries:

Monday 25th February
March 18th
April 15th
May 20th
June 17th
July 15th
August 19th

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Welfare Benefits workshop

2pm to 4pm, Thursday, 28th February 2019
in Disability North Conference room

This workshop is for health care professionals, carers and family members of disabled people. The workshop will provide an overview of disability benefits, including personal independence
payments, disability living allowance and universal credit.

Spaces are limited so please book to attend by emailing:  or by calling: 0191 2840480



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