Together, we’re furthering the human rights of disabled people

Established in 1996, Disability Equality NW is a user-led disabled people’s organisation (DPO).

Our mission



To empower individual disabled people to achieve independent living

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To facilitate volunteering and peer support opportunities for disabled people

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To influence those around us to remove barriers for disabled people

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To continually work to embed good practices in the organisation

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To work strategically to eradicate all forms of hate crime and oppression

Our key support services

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Direct payment advice

We can provide Direct Payment information, support, and advice.

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General advice

Our team are on hand to help you with general advice.

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Hate crime advice

Here for advice, support, and for you to report a hate crime.

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The Safety First project

Recognising that personal safety can be compromised for disabled people.

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Supported banking service

Helping to manage your direct payments and personal budgets.

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Events, workshops & training

Further information about our upcoming events, workshops, and training.

DENW is a living wage employer

Become a member

Members are kept up-to-date with the latest events, news, and relevant information from Disability Equality NW.

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