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The NHS advise that older people aged 65 and over are more vulnerable to the effects of cold weather, which can make some health issues worse that may lead to serious complications.

We're a North East based charity that enhances the lives of local children with disabilities by funding equipment to meet their specialist needs.
If you are the parent or carer of a child with a disability, work with a child who needs support, or an organisation or school, you can apply for equipment through The Chronicle Sunshine Fund. ​We support babies, children and young adults up until their 19th birthday who live in Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and County Durham, by funding equipment that is not provided by the NHS, local authority or any other source.   ​To apply simply download all the documents in our application pack. You can access this by following the link to our website below. Please note all forms (Application and Data

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Livability is the disability charity that connects people with their communities.

Report hate crime in Gateshead and access online training

Report hate crime in Gateshead

If you have been a victim of hate crime because of your race, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability please report it.

Phone: 0191 433 2648 (24 hours a day)

Report a hate crime incident online

The impact of hate crime on an individual and their family can often be devastating, affecting social, psychological and physical wellbeing. Where individuals are targeted because of a personal characteristic they often feel fearful of further incidents and isolated; it can also affect

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Northumberland, Tyne and Wear Foundation Trust (NTW) NTW provides mental health and disability services and support across North East England. We have
We are a local charity supporting people with learning disabilities.  We believe everyone should have happy and fulfilling lives as part of their loca
Nexus provides a TaxiCard scheme that can help people with mobility difficulties travel independently.  It allows them to travel with one of our approved taxi companies at a discounted price. Details can be found at: https://www.nexus.org.uk/bus/guide-buses/taxicard        

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Employers have a legal obligation and a duty to change their procedures and remove the barriers you face because of your disability so you can work an
Forward Assist is an award winning charity (Centre for Social Justice Awards 2015) and full member of COBSEO (Confederation of British Service Chariti