Personal Stories

Members’ stories…

Josh Atkins Age 28 Members Representative

Josh Atkins Age 28 Members Representative

At age 28 I basically had a fever that attacked my brain with the aim of shutting down my whole body called encephalitis. Initially I tried to live a normal life, it was quickly recognised by everyone around me that I wasn’t my normal self. I consequently lost my job...

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My Daddy has a brain injury

This little lady watched her mummy try to create the right message for brain injury awareness.  So she created her own presentation.   We have used her own words and only corrected her spelling….all views are her own!   She is 5 years old. [video width="1280"...

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How To Refer

To access our services, you must join and become a member of Headway Darlington & District. Membership is open to brain injury survivors and their family or carers.

Fees for 2020/21 is £10 per month for each brain injury survivor or family member. Payable by direct debit or standing order.

Contact Info

Please note that we have a new address. Full details below.

Headway Hub

3.05 Business Central, 2 Union Square, Central Park, Darlington  DL1 1GL


01325 370563


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How do I get help?

If you are suffering with an aquired brain injury, you are in the right place. We Our vision is to support all affected by brain injury to help them to rebuild their lives. We currently support individuals and families affected by brain injury from Darlington, Dales, Tees Valley and North Yorkshire.

If you are the sufferer or a family member please email us on or phone us on 01325 376444 

We will respond as soon as possible. 

How can I get involved?

You can help us to help those suffering with brain injury through a variety of ways. You can:

  • Donate or raise funds to help us continue supporting those individuals and families affected by a brain injury. Details are here. 
  • Become a volunteer.  We appreciate every second of time volunteered by our amazing team.  Could you join us? We welcome the skills and experiences you bring.  Contact us by emailing and we will send you information and the application pack. Further details of what volunteering entails are here. 
I don't know where to turn.

Brain injury can happen to anyone at any time and can transform any aspect of a person.  It can devastate lives, shatter families and leave people in desperate need of support.

Headway Darlington & District is a local independent charity supporting people affected by brain injury.

We offer support and services to survivors and their family. 

Please contact us and we will respond as soon as possible. 

Help us to support those with devastating brain injuries.