HELPLINE: 01772 558 863

Helpline: 01772 558 863

There are a number of ways to contact Disability Equality North West. To help you get to the right person or team, please choose a service from below:

Independent Living Advice

Lancashire Independent Living Service (LILS)

Advice and support for those receiving a Direct Payment for their social care.

Contact LILS

Information & Advice Service

Help with welfare rights, benefits, advice on form-filling, access to services and practical help.

Contact I&AS

Supported Banking Service

Supported banking service for those receiving a Direct Payment for their social care.

Help with welfare rights, benefits, form-filling, access to services and practical help.

Contact MAS

Hate Crime Support & Action

Third Party Reporting Centre

A community based approach to supporting victims of disability hate crime incidents and those who are most vulnerable. Assistance to report those incidents,

Contact Hate Crime

CoronaVirus Advice

Information of CoronaVirus

For general information on CoronaVirus check out

Please note this information is general, if you require information more specific to Lancashire please contact Disability equality on: 01772 558863 or


Chief Executive Officer

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DENW Office Manager

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General Enquiries

    Disability & Carers Festival 2016
    18/11/2016 Mark Buckley

    Disability & Carers Festival 2016

    Posted in DENW

    On Friday 25th November Disability Equality North West will be holding the Disability and Carers Festival.

    The festival is free to enter, including a visit to Santa for the under 5’s. The event will feature performances and access to a wealth of information and advice. Light lunch and refreshments will be available.

    The Disability and Carers Festival 2016 will run from 10:30am to 2:30pm at St John’s Minster, Church Street, Preston.

    The festival will feature:

    • Free Santa for under 5’s
    • Performances
    • Information Stalls
    • Independent living & benefits advice
    • Disability Hate Crime info

    For further information please contact Disability Equality (NW) on 01772 558863 or

    Festival 2016