Organisations & Affiliations

North Tyneside Coalition of Disabled People is represented, or offer support to, a broad range of organisations and groups. Many Coalition Members hold specific roles, including some at committee level, within the following groups :

(i) Local Groups

The Coalition has links to a significant number of affiliated organisations who receive or provide information and feedback on local issues relating to disability and are part of formal or informal networks. These include :
  • A.D.D.E.R.
  • Age UK North Tyneside
  • Alzheimer's Society
  • Community and Health Care Forum
  • Newcastle & North Tyneside Wheelchair Advisory Group
  • North Shields YMCA
  • North Tyneside Carers Forum
  • North Tyneside Citizens Advice Bureau
  • North Tyneside Community Network
  • North Tyneside Complete Growth
  • North Tyneside Joint Loan Management & Steering Group
  • North Tyneside Learning Disability Federation
  • North Tyneside Local Involvement Network (LINK)
  • North Tyneside Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • North Tyneside Older People's Forum
  • North Tyneside Pensioners Association
  • North Tyneside Primary Care Trust
  • NTSP Executive Committee
  • St Columba's Church
  • Voluntary Organisation Development Agency
(ii) Regional Groups
  • Equality North East
  • Government Office North East
  • Laryngectomee Talk Club
  • Newcastle Disability Forum
  • NEXUS Transport Services
  • North East Cultural Partnership
  • North East Regional Assembly
  • North East Regional Legal Services
  • North East Strategic Health Authority
  • Northumbria University Social Work Department
  • One North East
  • Tyneside Economic Development Group (TEDCO)
(iii) National Organisations
  • National Centre for Independent Living
  • Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation (RADAR)
  • Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID)
  • United Kingdom's Disabled People's Council (UKDPC)
The Coalition is also represented on or associated with :
  • Care Quality Commission
  • Department of Communities & Local Government (DCLG)
  • Department of the Environment, Transport & the Regions (DETR) Transport Forum
  • Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC)
  • Equality & Human Rights Commission (EHRC)
  • Government Computer Business Service
  • Government UK Funding & Grants Consortium
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