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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

Cruddas Park Library

One of 14 Council libraries.

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (CNTW)

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (CNTW) provides mental health and learning disability services.


A local support organisation for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, experience balance conditions as well as the deafblind.

Dementia Advice Centre

Support for people affected by dementia.

Dementia Space at The Grainger Market

Dementia Space is a pop up shop at The Grainger Market focusing on dementia with: information and advice, learning sessions, regular activities

Depression Alliance

Phone service counselling, based in the US and Europe.

Depression UK

Depression UK offers self help support and chat.

Diabetes UK

Offers support and advice and campaigns for better care and research.

Diabetes UK – Northern

Diabetes UK Northern and Yorkshire meetings.

Diagonal Alternatives LLP

Diagonal Alternatives is an independent care company providing a range of services including: support and nursing at home advice on aids and equipment to…