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Benefits All disability benefits organisations

All disability benefits organisations

The Learning Disabilities and Autism Team is part of Newcastle Adult Services. They are made up of social workers and two floating Support Workers. They help adults with learning disabilities and/or autism and their carers.

Age UK Gateshead support older people in Gateshead and Newcastle.

Attendance Allowance helpline run by Government.

Government unit that manages Carer’s Allowance.

Caring Hands offer a range of services to older people and physically impaired people living mainly in East End of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Citizens Advice Newcastle (CAN) is a charity that helps people with legal, money and other problems. They give free, independent and confidential advice.

Citizens Advice Northumberland provide free, confidential, impartial advice in the North East on a range of issues, including debt, fuel debt, welfare benefits, housing, employment, relationships, etc. It has offices throughout Northumberland.

Contact, the charity for families with disabled children. They are there to help families feel valued, supported, confident and informed through information, advice, guidance and peer support.

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. The department administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits.

A useful benefits helpline: DLA, AA and PIP>