Welcome to Skills for People

We work to make sure that disabled people and their families can be in control of their own lives, strong, confident and included in the communities of their choice.

We promote and protect the rights of disabled people and their families.

Disabled people and their families are at the heart of all we do.

You can phone us onĀ 0191 281 8737

For people with a learning disability:

Stay Connected we will help you connect with other people and activities using Facebook, Zoom and phone; to have fun, learn, and stay healthy and safe.

Help and Connect help people with a learning disability in Newcastle upon Tyne – if you want help with any problems or want to get to know people and places where you live – give us a call.

Redcar and Cleveland Support – our team can help you with any problems you have or join our social group to meet people and have fun.

Advocacy (Teesside & Hartlepool) – contact us if you need Advocacy support in Teesside or Hartlepool.

For families of disabled children:

Family Advice and Support – find out what how we can help with supporting families of disabled children.

Stay Connected
Stay Connected
How can we help?
How can we help?
Groups & Courses
Groups & Courses
Latest Vacancies
Family Advice and Support
Family Advice

Safe Place logo - making our community a safe placeSkills for People are managing the Safe Place scheme in Redcar and Cleveland with help from Independent Voices, a group who speak up for people with a learning disability.

For more information about the scheme visit our Redcar & Cleveland Safe Places page.

Partner Organisations


Garfield Weston Foundation logoSupported by the Garfield Weston Foundation

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