Making Changes Together was set up in County Durham so parents and professionals can work together to improve services for children and young people with additional needs. We gather information from parents at the forum conferences, through focus groups, emails, telephone calls, local support groups and more.…
0191 587 3541
We serve people with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses within Darlington and the surrounding districts. We offer: Support for patients and respite for carers through Community Hospice services. Help to monitor pain and symptom control in conjunction with members of the Primary Health Care teams. Help to…
01325 254 321
Durham Shared Lives provides long term, short term, respite and emergency arrangements for adults and young people in the homes of approved Shared Lives Providers. Durham Shared Lives  is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and is currently rated as 'good'. The aim of Durham…
03000 265 222
For more information on the services that are available for adults over the age of 18 years please visit the Locate website. Locate is a free online resource providing a wealth of information, services and activities to help you maintain a healthy, happy and independent lifestyle. You can…
We deliver a number of projects and activities across County Durham, Tees Valley and Sunderland to support disadvantaged people. We focus on health, wellbeing and learning for all. Our projects and services cover the following areas: lifestyle and health mental wellbeing independence and choice empowerment…
01325 321 234
We provide short break/respite opportunities for adults with learning disabilities, including those with complex needs, which means that families and carers may also get a much needed break from their caring responsibilities. We offer service users the choice of a wide range of activities that…
0191 383 9609
The Carers' Emergency Support Service is a free service, available to all carers who care for adults. If you have an emergency situation the service makes sure that the person you help care for is safe, and their care needs are met. How do I…
0330 088 2367
We offer a day service for adults with a learning disability, including:  support to access and develop leisure opportunities develop educational and academic needs gain and develop employability skills We offer support for people with mental health needs to develop their self esteem and confidence…
01388 777 600
We are a family mediation service based in Durham with outposts in Newcastle, Darlington, Stockton-on-Tees, Easington, Hexham, Prudhoe, Hartlepool and Catterick Garrison. Legal Aid is available for mediation and if eligible, mediation is free of charge. To find out if you qualify or for more information,…
0191 383 7440
We are a UK charity for people on the autism spectrum (including Asperger Syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services and campaign for a better world for people with autism. Our care is tailored to you and your needs, preferences and…
Helpline: 0808 800 4104
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