The Independent Living Hub is led by the people using the service and is based on promoting equality, independence, choice and control.

The Independent Living Hub:

  • provides support staff, volunteers, accessible premises, including kitchen, equipment and resources such as computers. 
  • supports young people and adults to work at their own pace to devise Personal Development Plans; setting goals which include access to education, training, leisure, voluntary work and employment.
  • provides courses including Life skills, Confidence Building, Disability Equality and Personalisation and Independent Living Skills, such as cooking, budgeting and travel training.
  • offers emotional, peer support, social opportunities and community involvement.
  • offers outreach opportunities, including one to one support in your own home and/ or to access the community, for example, meeting new people, shopping or leisure activities.

When is it on?

Time of day
Session information
9.00am - 4.30pm

Who to contact

Contact name
Rosemary Berks
Contact position
Senior Manager
01325 254 840

Where to go

The Independent Living Hub
West Lodge
West Crescent

Other details

Referral and availability notes

Users can be referred but can also contact the Independent Living Hub directly.


Durham County Council's Families Information Service does not promote nor endorse the services advertised on this website. Anyone seeking to use/access such services does so at their own risk and may make all appropriate enquiries about fitness for purpose and suitability to meet their needs.
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Address: West Lodge  West Crescent  Darlington 

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