Peterlee and Easington

Service Address Contact details
Benefit support
Citizens Advice Bureau
17-19 The Upper Chare
Castledene Shopping Centre
Peterlee
County Durham
SR8 1BW
Tel: 0191 5862639
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Blue Badges
Children and Adults Services
PO Box 115
Green Lane
Spennymoor
County Durham
DL16 6JQ
Tel: 03000 269 425
Carers support
Durham County Carers support
13 Upper Yoden Way
Peterlee
SR8 1AX
Tel: 0300 0051213
Dietetics
Floor 2
Hart Building
Hartlepool Hospital
Holdforth Road
Hartlepool
Cleveland
TS24 9AH
Tel: 01429 522529
Fax: 01429 522377
Driving assessment
Drive Mobility
Walkergate Park
Benfield Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE6 4QD
Tel: 0191 2875090
Equipment
Home Equipment Loans Service
Unit 28
Enterprise City
Spennymoor
County Durham
DL16 6JF
Tel: 01388 812 812
Equipment Advice Line – Durham County Council
Tel : 0191 3846726
Exercise referral scheme
Centre for Health
Traynor Way
Whitehouse Business Park
Peterlee
Tel no 0191 5692847
Fax: 0191 5692946
Referral through professional only
Falls teams
Healthworks
Paradise Lane
Easington
SR8 3EX
Tel: 0191 5275921
Hospices
Butterwick Hospice
Woodhouse Lane
Bishop Aukland
DL14 6JU
Tel: 01388 603003
Fax: 01388 603630
Willowburn Hospice
Maiden Law Hospital
Howden Bank
Lanchester
Durham
DH7 0QS
Occupational Therapy Tel: 01207 529224
Physiotherapy Tel: 01207523290
Hartlepool and District Hospice
Alice House
Wells Avenue
Hartlepool
TS24 9DL
Tel: 01429 855555
Fax: 01429 855556
 Hospitals
 University Hospital of Hartlepool
Holdforth Rd
Hartlepool
TS24 9AH
Tel 01429 266654
Fax 01429 235389
 Peterlee Community Hospital
O’Neill Drive
Peterlee
County Durham
SR8 5UQ
Tel: 0191 5863474
Fax: 0191 5866562
 University Hospital Of NorthDurham
North Road
Durham
County Durham
DH1 5TW
 Tel: 0191 333 2333
 Housing
 Durham Key Options
Various bases across Durham
Chester-le-Street
Derwentside
Teesdale and Wear Valley area.
 Tel: 0845 2701603
 In-patient neurorehabilitation
 Bishop Auckland Hospital
Ward 16
Neuro-rehabiliatation beds
Cockton Hill Road,
Bishop Auckland,
County Durham,
DL14 6AD
Physiotherapy Tel: 01388 455330
Occupational therapy Tel:01388 455116
Speech and Language therapy Tel: 01388 455429/01388 455429
 Neuro-rehabilitation
Ward 26
James Cook University Hospital
Marton Road
Middlesbrough
TS3 4BW
Tel: 01642 854526
Physiotherapy Tel: 01642 282610
Occupational Therapy Tel: 01642 850850 ext. 55097
 Hawthorns Neurorehabilitation Centre
Hawthorns Care Centre
O’Neil Drive
Northbank
Peterlee
SR8 5UP
 Tel: 0191 587 1251
 The Gateway
Lower East Street
Middlehaven
Middlesbrough
TS2 1SW
Funding needs to be arranged
Tel: 01642 987777
  Neuropsychology
 Department of Neuropsychology
Disablement Services Centre
James Cook University Hospital
Marton Road
Middlesbrough
TS4 3BW
Access by Neurologist only
Tel: 01642 854123
Fax: 01642 854220
 Occupational therapy
Social Care Direct
Social services OT
Social Care Area Office – Peterlee and Easington
Essington House
Essington Way
Peterlee
County Durham
SR8 5AZ
 Tel: 0845 850 5010
Orthotics
Bishop Auckland Hospital,
Cockton Hill Road,
Bishop Auckland,
County Durham,
DL14 6AD
 Tel: 01388 455523
 Orthotics Dept
University Hospital of Hartlepool
Holdforth Road
Hartlepool
TS24 9AH
 Tel: 01429 522591
 Palliative care team
Community Palliative Care Team 
Cente for Health
Traynor Way
Whitehouse business park
Peterlee
SR8 2RU
Includes Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Dietetics
Tel: 0191 5862426
  Physiotherapy
Out patient/ Community Neuro physiotherapy
Hartlepool General Hospital
Holdforth Road
Hartlepool
TS24 9AH
Tel: 01429 522616
Fax: 01429 522617
  Podiatry
Merrington House 
Spennymoore
Merrington Lane Industrial Estate
Spennymoor
DL16 7UT
 Tel: 01388 825700
Lawson Street Health Centre
Stockton On Tees
Cleveland
TS18 1HU
 Tel: 01642 704250
 Rehabilitation teams
Neuro-Oncology Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy
The Murray Building
James Cook University Hospital
Marton Road
Middlesbrough
TS4 3BW
 Tel: 01642 850850 extension 52210
Peterlee Integrated therapy team East
Integrated care and community therapy team OT and Physio –not neuro specific
Grampian House
Grampian Drive
Peterlee
Co Durham
SR8 2LR
Tel: 03000267600
Social care
Durham County Council
Social Care Direct
Social Care Area Office – Peterlee and Easington
Essington House
Essington Way
Peterlee
County Durham
SR8 5AZ
Tel: 0845 850 5010
Day Services
Peterlee Day Centre
Essington Way
Peterlee
County Durham
SR8 5AZ
0191 5863143
Sensory loss team
All referrals in County Durham are made through Social Care Direct.
Tel: 0845 850 5010
Specialist nurses
Epilepsy Specialist Nurses
The Murray Building
James Cook University Hospital
Marton Road
Middlesbrough
TS4 3BW
Tel: 01642 854169
Neuro-Oncology Specialist Nurses
The Murray Building
James Cook University Hospital
Marton Road
Middlesbrough
TS4 3BW
Tel: 01642 854347 / 835987
Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Nurses
James Cook University Hospital
Marton Road
Middlesbrough
TS4 3BW
Tel: 01642 854426
Parkinsons Disease Specialist Nurses
Rehabilitation Day Unit
University Hospital of Hartlepool
Holdforth Road
Hartlepool
TS24 9AH
Tel: 01429 522483
Motor Neurone Disease Specialist Nurses
James Cook University Hospital
Marton Road
Middlesbrough
TS4 3BW
Tel: 01642 854318
Speech and language therapy
Peterlee Communiy Hospital
O’Neill Drive
Peterlee
SR8 5UQ
Tel: 01642 522660
Neuro-Oncology Speech and Language Therapist
Speech and Language Therapy Department
Carter Bequest Hospital
Cambridge Road
Middlesbrough
TS5 5NH
Tel: 01642 818544 / 01642 854039
Fax: 01642 283236
Telecare/Care Connect
Care Connect
Durham County Council
Chilton Control Centre
Chilton Depot
Chilton
County Durham
DL17 0SD
Tel:  03000 262 195
Vocational rehabilitation
Momentum (Formerly Rehab UK)
Momentum
Floors 1 and 2
Forth Banks House, Skinnerburn Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE1 3RH
(Funding needs to be agreed)
Tel: 0191 232 0234
Fax: 0191 230 4307
Wheelchair repairs
Medequip
Unit 19G, White Rose Way
Follingsby Park
Gateshead
NE10 8YX
Tel: 0191 4155151
Wheelchair services
Hart Building
University Hospital of Hartlepool
Holdforth Road
Hartlepool
TS24 9AH
Tel 01429 522969
Lanchester Road Hospital
Lanchester Road
Durham
DH1 5RD
Tel: 0191 3336327
Fax: 0191 3336521