Disability services

  • alan shearer short break centre

    West Denton Hall
    West Denton
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    NE15 7LT
    Telephone Voice: 0191 267 8128

    people with disabilities can visit the shortbreak centre whenever they want, there are a lot of different activities available for you to do, indoor and outdoor. there is also high quality support available.

  • Autism North East

    7 Illington House
    St Johns Green
    North Shields
    NE29 6PR
    Telephone Voice: 0191 259 6384

    ANE runs social events for autistic/asperger people. Free of charge. Open to non-members and you can bring a non-autistic friend or family member along.

  • Bond Hotel Group

    Telephone Voice: 01253 341218

    A holiday funding group, helping people with a disability to have more cost effective holiday.

  • Careline lifestyles

    St. Stephens Court
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    NE4 7RL
    Telephone Voice: 0191 273 0303
    Fax: 0191 273 0404

    Nursing care and support for people with learning disabilities.

  • Carers Centre

    Carers Centre Newcastle
    6 Saville Place
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    NE1 8DQ
    Telephone Voice: 0191 260 3030
    Fax: 0191 230 1500

    open - Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm

    Our services are available for any carer who lives in Newcastle or who cares for someone living in Newcastle. Support is also available for former carers who have received our services whilst being a carer.

  • Community Learning Disability Team (CLDT)

    Oxford Centre
    NE12 8LT
    Telephone Voice: 0191 643 7885
    Fax: 0191 643 2751

    The Community Learning Disability Team is a joint team of Social Care and Health staff.

    The Social Work Team will assess your needs to find out what you can do for yourself, what your friends and family can help you with and what help you might need from social services.

  • Community Transport

    Community Transport is a national social enterprise delivering 3 vital services to communities in the West Midlands, North West and North East of England:

    • Passenger transport services

    • Re-use & Recycling services

    • Training Services

  • Disability North

    The Dene Centre
    Newcastle Upon Tyne,
    NE3 1PH
    Telephone Voice: 0191 284 0480
    Fax: 0191 213 0910

    Give Advice and information about the choices available for the disabled people of North Tyneside.

  • Disability Sports in North Tyneside

    Quadrant West - Ground Floor
    The Silverlink North
    Cobalt Business park
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    NE27 0BY
    Telephone Voice: 0191 643 7465
    Fax: 0191 643 2407

    Sport North Tyneside operate various clubs and sessions throughout the week for people with a disability. Normal office hours are applicable for making enquiries.

    Monday:                09:00 - 17:00

    Tuesday:               09:00 - 17:00

    Wednesday:          09:00 - 17:00

    Thursday:              09:00 - 17:00

    Friday:                  09:00 - 17:00

  • Disabled Foundation

    Telephone Voice: 0845 130 9177

    open mon-fri 10am-4pm.

    Advice and information on any equipment.

  • Disabled Go

    DisabledGo provides online access guides to a rane of venues. They cover any venue you would access as a member of the public - cinemas, hotels, hospitals, colleges, sports grounds, restaurants, council offices, parks, historic land marks, tourist attractions etc.

  • Friends Action North East (FANE)

    C/O Ouseburn Farm
    Ouseburn road (off lime street)
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    NE1 2PA
    Telephone Voice: 0191 231 4327

    FANE was established in 2004, is based in Newcastle upon Tyne and the sole purpose of our team is to help adults in the North East of England with learning disabilities to make and keep friends.

    FANE champions friendship, raising expectations and creating opportunities to do ordinary things.

  • Good Advice Project

    NTDF Outreach Project Community Charity shop
    198-200 Park View
    Whitley Bay
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Telephone Voice: 0191 200 8570

    Our friendly team is available for appointments at the Shiremoor Centre or for a weekly drop in session

    Monday-Friday 9.00-4.30PM

    Wednesday 10.00-7.30PM

    Saturday 11.00-3.00PM

    Our drop in session at the NTDF Outreach Project Community charity shop in Whitley Bay is every Thursday 10.30-1PM.

  • Headway

    Telephone Voice: 0191 279 0106

    Headway Central Northumberland is a registered branch of Headway - the brain injury association. It helps and gives support.

  • Learning disability federation

    205 park road
    NE28 7NL
    Telephone Voice: 0191 200 1100
    Fax: 0191 200 1118

    This supports people with learning disabilities and their carers.

  • National Rail

    North east

    you can also find information on travelling by train at www.direct.gov.uk

  • Nets Work

    9th floor cale cross
    156 pilgram street
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    NE1 6SU
    Telephone Voice: 0191 233 2000

    Improving the lives of people with learning disability across the North East through partnership working.

  • New Prospects Association

    Centre House , 33 Front Street
    Whitley Bay
    Tyne and Wear
    NE25 8AQ
    Telephone Voice: 0191 251 7737
    Fax: 0191 251 0993


    - Independent Supported Living for Adults with a Learning Difficulty

    - Daytime opportunies based at the Linskill Centre, North Shields

    - Outreach Support

    - Community Networks

    - Enabling and Respite breaks for young people/adults with a learning disability

    - Individual Service funds

  • North Tyneside Coalition for Disabled People

    Room P174
    North Tyneside General Hospital
    Rake Lane
    North Shields
    NE29 8NH
    Telephone Voice: 0191 296 1437
    Fax: 0191 296 5671

    Welcome to North Tyneside Coalition of Disabled People

    "A user led organisation, run by disabled people for disabled people"

  • North Tyneside Disability Forum (NTDF)

    Shiremoor Centre, Earsdon Road
    NE27 0HJ
    Telephone Voice: 0191 200 8570

    Project is supported by an advice and information worker, welfare rights worker offering advice around disability related issues for people in North Tyneside on

    • Help with Benefits
    • Welfare Rights
    • Social Care
    • Access Issues
  • PRS Inclusion Services

    Suite 14
    Cookson House
    South Shields
    Tyne and Wear
    NE33 1TL
    Telephone Voice: 0191 454 1010

    Learning and day services for people with disabilities. 

    PRS challenges and empowers your life beyond school.


    Offering the best in professionally-run activities and leisure, training, education, and work experience, we help you match the activities you like with the learning you need to develop your skills and build your independence. 

  • Shopmobility uk

    Shopmobility is a scheme which lends manual wheelchairs, powered wheelchairs and powered scooters to members of the public with limited mobility to shop and to visit leisure and commercial facilities within the town, city or shopping centre.

  • skills for people

    Key House
    Tankerville Place
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    NE2 3AT
    Telephone Voice: 0191 281 8737
    Fax: 0191 212 0300

    Welcome to Skills for People. Since 1983, we have been working to make sure that disabled people can be in control of their own lives, strong, confident and included in the communities of their choice.

  • The blue badge scheme

    http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/DisabledPeople/MotoringAndTransport/Bluebadgescheme/DG_4001061 you can visit this website to find out information about the blue badge scheme.


    It will give you the opportunity to download leaflets explaining what the blue scheme is etc for free.

  • Workfirst

    4-8 Clarence Walk
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    NE2 1AL
    Telephone Voice: 0191 278834

    Helping people with disabilities find work.

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