Friday, January 18, 2019

County Durham Disabled Support Groups and Clubs

Find disabled social clubs, support groups, sports and advice sites located in County Durham by browsing this section of ABLEize and clicking on the websites highlighted below.  The hand picked sites here include help and advice groups for a range of disabilities as well sports and recreation for all including learning disabilities located in County Durham locations including support groups for a range of disabilities in Darlington and Hartlepool.

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Established in 1986 as a voluntary and charitable organisation led by disabled people.

Located in Chester le Street, Co. Durham and offering a support and help services to ME sufferers. Explains about the condition with support contacts.

Rub by Durham County Council providing advice, information and support to young, parent and adult carers. Also offers benefit and financial resources through their website.

A registered charity dedicated to supporting carers of the disabled and elderly throughout County Durham. Also find online information with direct dial telephone assistance for advice.

Details of accessible sports and recreational activities available in County Durham with information provided by Durham County Council. Includes downloadable guides.

Registered charity offering support, advice and social activities for the deaf and hearing impaired people of County Durham and Darlington.

A friendly club that helps disabled people enjoy cycling by offering assistance and a range of accessible cycles and trikes. Holds regular rides at Chester-le-Street, Darlington and Gateshead Stadium. Includes contacts, images and details of their bikes.

A local support and self help group for families who have a child that suffers from Dyspraxia.

Provides a broad range of carers support and social services including young carers sessions, coffee mornings and benefit and mental health support and advice.

MS support group formed in 2009 with details and information relating to MS, Hartlepool support meetings and how to get in touch.

Durham based ME/CFS support and social events group for sufferers and their families members and carers. Site includes ME/CFC facts, symptom details and available treatments.

Offers horse riding for the disabled and special needs adult and child in Escomb, Bishop Auckland, County Durham. Check out the site for details of how to give riding a go or become a volunteer.

Discover wheelchair basketball in County Durham with match details, training information and fixtures and how to get involved. The sport is open to both wheelchair and non-wheelchair users.