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County Durham Learning Disability Service User Parliament

Name LD Parliament
Sector Representational Support
Service Description The LD Parliament has paid members(all with learning disabilities) from Durham, Derwentside, Sedgefield, The Dales and Easington areas. There is a Parliament meeting held once a month in County Hall, Durham where invited guests come and speak about their sevices. Some speakers in the past have included: The NHS, the Police, Employment for people with disabilities and housing for people with disabilities. There are also Locality meetings held once a month for people in that area.The main job of the parliament is to help people with a learning disability to have a say about how the services they use are run. This included NHS, Police, Employment, Local and National Government issues, etc. The Parliament also helps people to campaign for better quality of life for people who live in County Durham and have a learning disability. The Parliament has an office consisting of a Facilitator, a Project Manager and two Information Assistants.
Access Available to Adults
Cost No
Region N.E. England
Contact Details
Address The Rivergreen Centre
Aykley Heads
Town Durham
Postcode DH1 5TS
Telephone 0191 3708646
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