Coronavirus Update

To protect our service-users from any potential risk from the Coronavirus, Disability North Advisors will not be attending home visits or holding appointments until further notice. The Dene Centre remains closed to the public.

In line with Government guidance, where possible the Disability North team are now working from home. We are still delivering our services remotely and Disability North is contactable by phone (0191 284 0480) or email (

Our Welfare Benefits and Direct Payment Service Teams continue to provide information and appointments over the phone. Everyone scheduled to attend an appointment at the Dene Centre will be contacted by their Advisor so that alternative arrangements can be made.

These changes will not impact our Payroll clients.

Disability North understand that this may be an anxious time for people in receipt of health & social care. Please visit our dedicated response page for more information and useful links. If you have any concerns please feel free to get in touch using the contact details above.

For media enquiries regarding the impact Coronavirus is having on those in receipt of health and social care, please contact our CEO Dr Victoria Armstrong.

Please keep checking our website and social media pages for further updates.

All events and training courses due to take place at the Dene Centre will not now go ahead until further notice. If you are due to attend an event or training course at the Dene Centre, please contact the provider for further information.