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Welcome to Disability North

Just Giving BannerDisability 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


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, opened by  Metro Radio DJ Alan Robson.

We hope you like the new DNEX logo opposite). DNEX 2016 is sponsored by Independent Living Showroom and Jiraffe.


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.

Disability North Annual Dinner

07:30 P.M., September 21st 2016, Newcastle Racecourse

The Disability North Annual Dinner provides the perfect opportunity for those working across the disability sector to celebrate another year of commitment to independence and empowerment and support the charity Disability North.

Find out more here.

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


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