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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

Disabled Travel Advice

Disable Travel Advice offers advice on how you can get about easily as a disabled user whether you’re off on holiday, on a day trip, or looking for an everyday means of travel or transport.

DLD Wheelchair Rental

DLD Wheelchair Rental provides a mobility hire service which includes wheelchairs, commodes, rollators and bathroom equipment.. Equipment hire and rental is available from 1 week to 12 weeks based around your own individual requirements.

Dolphin Stairlifts (North East)

Stairlifts and home adaptations.

Easy Lift Stairlifts

Stairlift rentals, removals and refits.

Education and Services for People with Autism Ltd – ESPA

ESPA offer a range of services for people with autism.

Eldon Square Shopping Centre

Eldon Square Shopping Centre is in the heart of the city and has over 130 high street names and specialist shops. The centre has…

Emergency SMS Service

The emergencySMS service lets deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired people in the UK send an SMS text message to the UK 999 service

Enable Holidays

Enable Holidays is a specialist overseas tour operator for people with limited mobility, their families and friends.

ENT Services – The Freeman Hospital

The Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Department at the Freeman Hospital provides a range of specialist services including the Audiology and Hearing Aid Service.

Epilepsy Action Tyneside

Epilepsy Action is a local branch of the national charity Epilepsy Action.