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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
Forward Assist is a North East based award-winning charity that promotes post-traumatic growth for military combat veterans and those experiencing difficulty adjusting to civilian life. We deliver expert information, advice and guidance sessions to facilitate veterans accessing mainstream services, entitlements and benefits and successfully transition to civilian life. We promote active citizenship by enabling former service men and women to utilise their transferable skills, transition to civilian life and find meaningful employment. This includes offering: · 1:1 mental health support ·

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SMILE Through Sport provides sport and physical activities for all ages and for those with disabilities, mental health conditions, dementia and older
Livability is the disability charity that connects people with their communities. We tackle social isolation and the barriers that can cause this in t
Do you like asking ‘WHY’? Are you good at listening to people talk about their lives? Are you currently out of work? A future in advocacy could be for you!   We have a limited number of free places available on a short course to help you discover if advocacy is for you. You’ll be learning about a new career while meeting new people and having fun on the way. What you’ll get: • Two learning days to build your knowledge of professional advocacy • Ongoing skill development, especially around communication skills • The opportunity to shadow professional advocates at client visits (up to six
Community Buddies http://www.communitybuddies.com We are a community support service that offers our cli
Walking with the Wounded is now operational and working from Gatehead Council providing Employment and Family Welfare Support to Veterans , Carers ,Pa
We are a registered charity working in  the North East providing events and activities for visually impaired children and their families throughout th