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Care & Repair provides property repairs and advice on Disabled Facilities Grants. Disabled Facilities Grants can also be provided to enable a disabled person to live more independently in their home. A means test is applied to assess an individual’s eligibility for grant assistance. The…
0300 0044444
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AbilityNet exists to change the lives of disabled people by helping them to use digital technology at work, at home or in education.
0800 269545
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DISC offers services covering drugs and alcohol, housing related support, housing, employment, training and education, health and well-being, children, young people and families, women, criminal justice and community and offender rehabilitation. We run the MoreTime social enterprise. We're part of the Northern Inclusion Consortium.
01325 731 160
This service is available to all patients EXEMPT from prescription charges that are registered with a GP surgery in NHS County Durham & NHS Darlington.  The service is only available for those minor ailment conditions as outlined below and is only available from pharmacies with an…
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The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. As the UK’s biggest public service department it administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits to over 22 million claimants and…
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We are a day service provider, working in partnership with service users, families and carers across the North East to support people with learning disabilities and complex needs to lead independent, socially inclusive, happy, healthy lives. To make this happen we provide varied and flexible…
01388 612160
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As a higher education student living in England, you can apply for a Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) if you have a disability, including a: long-term health condition mental health condition specific learning difficulty, eg dyslexia You must meet the defination of disability under the Equality Act…
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Do you have an iPad or tablet device? Do you use it with a child or young person with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)?  Don't know which apps would be useful? You need the Durham SEND & Inclusion App Resource [external link] The interactive resource…
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Provides an independent advocacy service free of charge to anyone who is Deaf, deafened or DeafBlind. They support people with issues to do with: Health, Housing, Work, Education, Social Care, Benefit claims and discrimination. Contact Details Jackie Wanless (Service Manager) 07789 967 927, jackie@nrass.org Jacqueline Barnes Jones (Advocate/Welfare…
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NHS Choices provides information on entitlement to help with health costs and what help is available for people on low incomes, universal credits, help with opticians expenses, dental care, travel and prescriptions.
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