Other Areas

County Durham:

For people living in County Durham you are able to access our Hate Crime Advocacy Service.  Also victims of crime who have a mental health need can also access an advocate through the criminal justice system.

Hate Crime Advocacy Service


Other Areas:

DAD also provide advocacy in other areas surrounding Darlington, where a local authority or other agency commission us to do this on an individual basis. 

Services often include General Advocacy, RPR and Care Act Advocacy. If you would like to purchase our advocacy services please email advocacy@darlingtondisability.org or call  01325 360524 to speak to an advocacy manager about your requirements.

If you live in another area not listed above and need an advocate, your local authority is responsible for providing certain types of advocacy and information on what support is available.  Please visit your local authority or council’s website or contact their first point of contact team.



How you can support us

As a local organisation we very much rely on the support of our local community, and continue to support people flexibly to have greater choice and control and remove the barriers that disabled people and children experience in their everyday lives. We support over 2,000 people every year.  But we need your help.

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