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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

Calibre Audio Library

Subscription-free, postal and streaming service of audio books.

Calvert Trust Kielder

Registered charity providing outdoor activity breaks for children and adults with disabilities along with their family and friends.

Care Quality Commission

CQC make sure hospitals, care homes, dental and GP surgeries, and all other care services in England provide people with safe, effective, compassionate and high-quality care.



A Careline alarm is for anyone who could be vulnerable at home, including elderly people, disabled people, and those with health problems.


A telecare company with personal alarms.

Caring Hands Charity

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

Castle Dene

Short break care and respite for adults with a learning disability or mental health condition.

Changing Places

Campaigning for access to public toilets for those who are disabled, have learning disabilities.

Cinemas Exhibitors’ Association (CEA) Card

The Cinemas Exhibitors’ Association (CEA) Card helps to ensure cinemas make reasonable adjustments for you if you need them because of a disability. This includes a free ticket for a carer or person accompanying you to the cinema.

Citizens Advice Newcastle (CAN)

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