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Adapt (North East)

Burn Lane, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3HN
01434 600 599
01434 605 251

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Organisation details

Co-ordinates a Disability and Deaf Network to provide peer support for disability issues to those living in Northumberland.

Adapt also provides a community transport scheme for people who are disadvantaged or isolated through disability or location in the Northumberland area. There is a charge for this service and you need to join as a member. Buses can be hired at any time.

The charity also:
- offers a wheelchair loans service
- Processes DBS checks as an umbrella body for the DBS
- runs a payroll service for clients who claim direct payments
- provides training and consultancy in the areas of transport, access, disability awareness and equality
- a range of workshop/office units are available for startup businesses and social enterprises at Adapts premises and the Northumberland National park authority's premises, which form part of the charity's Hexham entrerprise hub.
-runs Haltwhistle Activity Group and Hexham Lunch Group

Services offered:

  • Equality advice
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Community advice
  • Shopping assistance
  • Community transport
  • Travel training

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This organisation was verified on 21 March 2018

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