BLISS=Ability, disability information, Tyneside

Contact us

0191 427 1666
34-36 New Green Street
South Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE33 5DL

These contact details are for this service. For everything else, email or call free 0808 800 3333.

Local disability information

A DPO is a disabled people's organisation.

Bliss=Ability is an initial information source for disabled people, their families and carers in the South Tyneside area, providing information on:

  • Where local support groups are
  • How to contact them
  • What equipment is available
  • Where to access it
  • Who to contact, to ensure you are receiving the right benefits
  • How to get support or respite as a carer of a family member
  • Any other matters related to disability.

Services include:

  • Transcription service
  • Social navigators
  • Advocacy
  • Self-care and health promotion
  • Stop smoking service
  • IT classes
  • UK online centre
  • Host to HealthNet
  • Host to IDEA (Independent Disability Equality Access) Forum
  • Accessible meeting room to hire
  • Accessible office space to rent.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 9am to 3:30pm (other times can be arranged by prior appointment)

Where we are based