The service we provide
Please be assured that we are operating within local and national Covid-19 restrictions. The safety of our members, volunteers and board members is our priority. We have put in place stringent measures to keep everyone safe including clear floor markers to assist with social distancing, hand sanitiser in our hub and we ask that anyone attending the sessions wear a face covering.
We are currently able to work together in small groups of up to 6 adhering to all Government guidelines. This service is for current members.
We are currently offering support and advice to existing members in our covid secure hub. We will be providing education sessions from January 2021.
Due to Covid-19 we are accepting referrals but are unable to process these until January 2021.
What We Do
We offer support, advice and education to brain injury survivors and their families through our monthly paid membership.
We offer this in our Headway Darlington hub in a safe and non-judgemental environment to socialise, learn and grow their skills.
We understand that each brain injury is unique and tailor our support to enable our members to rebuild their lives after brain injury.
The Three Cornerstones of the service we provide
The 3 cornerstones have developed from the many questions we’ve been asked by our members and their families.
These 3 points encompass key areas
How You Can Help
A short video showing some of what we do.
Get In Touch
Complete the contact form to send us a message. We will respond as soon as we can.
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.
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Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m
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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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.