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Discover more about local services and support for disabled people. If you have a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ negative effect on your ability to do normal daily activities you are classed as disabled. Find out more about your rights.

All disability organisations

The Great British Public Toilet Map

The Great British Public Toilet Map is a website where you can search for public toilets in your area.

The Hub – Commercial Union House

The aim of Arcadea Disability Arts in the HUB is to forward the inclusion of learning disabled people in the Arts & Culture of the North East.

The Lawnmowers Independent Theatre Company

A Gateshead based company run for and by people with learning difficulties. The Lawnmowers is a producing theatre arts company which engages with artists…

The Millin Charity

The Millin Charity helps local people facing significant challenges, experiencing isolation or simply running out of options and not sure where to go next….

The National Careline

Help and advice related to care and support needs for older people.

Tourism for All UK

urism for All UK (TfA) is an independent charity supporting leisure and tourism opportunities for all, operating an information service to disabled and older people, and working with the industry and government to raise the standards of welcome to all guests.

Turning Point

Turning Point provides independent living support for people with learning disabilities and/or autism.

Tyne and Wear Homes

Tyne and Wear Homes is the website where you can search and apply for social housing in Tyne and Wear. You can find information about housing options that can help you to live comfortably and independently in your current home.

Tyne Housing

Tyne Housing provides support to homeless and vulnerable people in Newcastle.

Tyne Sound News

Tyne Sound News provides an audio recording service for the visually impaired.