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Welcome to Disability Equality NW

Disability Equality North West is a Disabled People's Organisation (DPO) that started in 1996. The organisation is run and controlled by disabled people.

The main aim is to “further the human rights of disabled people across the North West” and we provide a number of user-led services to support disabled people and achieve this aim.

The different services have arisen out of local community needs and they promote the Social Model of Disability.

Social Model?

For our understanding of this, have a look here.

An easy read version is here.


Disability Equality NW is for all disabled people and exists to provide services which help disabled people live independently.


Our Services

Current services include:

  • Advice, information and client liaison
  • Hate Crime Reporting and Support
  • Group Activities and Training
  • Managed Accounts for Self Directed Support
  • Peer support

Please go to What we do to to find out more about these.

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