31 Jul

Applying for disability benefits during the coronavirus pandemic

Test four of our five tests asks the UK Government to provide a financial safety net to protect people with mental health problems from falling into poverty. A crucial part of this is making benefits assessments more accessible. Assessments can be stressful for anyone, but for those of us with mental health problems, being forced…

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08 May

Difference North East

Difference North East is a new charity which aims to bring disabled people across the north-east together to create a regional community with voice, identity and influence. Difference North East is run by disabled people campaigning for disabled people. They aim to provide a voice for disabled people, represent the region in national debates about disability, challenge and change policy, increase the public…

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