European Year Of People With Disabilities
THE AIMS OF THE EUROPEAN YEAR OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES 2003

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1. Inform Disabled People Of The Organisations And Services Which Exist To Serve Their Needs

2. Raise Awareness Of The Rights Of Disabled People

3. Reinforce Communications And Co-operation Between Statutory Community And Voluntary Agencies Working In The Field Of Disability

4. Highlight The Positive Contribution Of Disabled People Of Society

5. Promote Equality Of Opportunities For People With Disabilities

6. Give Disabled People The Opportunity To Try Out A Variety Of Sport And Activities

7. Promote A Positive View Of Disabled Life By Showing Disabled People In A Range Of Settings

8. Hold A Festival Where Companies And Groups Can Demonstrate Their Services In A Carnival Atmosphere That Will Attract All Members Of The Community

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"WATCH THE ABILITY****NOT THE DISABILITY"

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THESE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE ORGANISATIONS THAT MAY BE OF HELP TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

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Arthritis Care Northern Ireland
115 Enkalon Business Park, 25 Randalstown Road, Antrim BT14 4LJ
Phone:-028 9448 1380 / Fax:-028 9446 9761
Email:-
Web:-www.arthritiscare.org.uk/northernireland
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Alzheimer's Society
North Down & Ards Branch, Millbrook Court, 228 Donaghadee Road, Bangor BT20 4RZ
Phone:-028 9185 7243
Email:-
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A.D.A.P.T.
109 - 113 Royal Avenue, Belfast BT1 1FF
Phone:-028 9023 1211
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Bangor-Local.Com
62 Church Avenue, Bangor BT20 3EG
Phone:-028 9145 9013
Web:-bangorlocal.com
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Blind Golf Northern Ireland
Andrew Cochrane, 11 Pinegrove Park, Ballymena, BT43 6TJ
Phone:-028 2564 2336
Email:-
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Bloomfield Shopping Centre
Bloomfield Retail Park, Bloomfield Road, Bangor BT19 7JA
Phone:-028 9127 0797
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BT Age & Disability
Riverside Tower, RT 05 04, 5 Lanyon Place, Belfast BT1 3BT
Phone:-0800 919595
Textphone:-0800 525098
Web:-www.bt.com
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The Better Bangor Campaign
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British Deaf Association
BDA 3rd Floor, Wilton House, 5 - 6 College Square North, Belfast BT1 6AR
Phone:-028 9072 7400 / Fax:-028 9072 7407
Textphone:-028 9043 4755
Email:-
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Carers Northern Ireland
58 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6PJ
Phone:-028 9043 9843
Email:-
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Community Transport Association
Graham House, Knockbracken Healthcare Park, Saintfield Road, Belfast BT8 8BD
Phone:-0845 650 1190 / Fax:-028 9040 3535
Email:-
Web:-www.communitytransport.com
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Community Occupational Therapy
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Chest Heart & Stroke
Cardiac Liason Sister
Phone:-Helpline - 0845 601 1168 / Advice Helpline - 0845 769 7299
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Disablement Advisory Service
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Disability Action
Portside Business Park, 189 Airport Road West, Belfast BT3 9ED
Phone:-028 9029 7880 / Fax:-028 9029 7881
Textphone:-028 9029 7882
Email:-
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Fibromyalgia Support North Down
Phone:-028 9146 5003
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Jigsaw Northern Ireland
Phone:-028 9089 4500
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Northern Ireland Housing Executive
2 Alfred Street, Bangor BT20 5HD
Phone:-028 9127 0761 / Fax:-028 9127 2764
Textphone:-0845 650 4381
Email:-
Web:-www.nihe.gov.uk
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Northern Ireland Polio Fellowship
Phone:-028 9081 4581
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North Down Community Network
North Down Community Resource Centre, 5 Castle Park Road, Bangor BT20 4TF
Phone:-028 9146 1386 / Fax:-028 9147 4188
Email:-
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New Deal For Disabled People
Bangor Job Centre, High Street, Bangor BT20 5BE
Phone:-028 9127 9999
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Royal National Institute For The Deaf
Wilton House, 5 College Square North, Belfast BT1 6AR
Textphone:-028 9023 9619 / Fax:-028 9031 2032
Email:-
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Support Awareness Drugs Initative
Phone:-028 9147 7975 / Helpline:-077975535665
Web:-www.sadi.org.uk
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Shopmobility Bangor Limited
High Street Arcade, Bangor BT20 5BE
Phone:-028 9145 6586
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Strickland's Bay
Downshire Road, Bangor BT20 3RD
Phone:-028 9146 5211
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St. John Ambulance
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Ski-Ability N.I.
Phone:-028 4062 3834
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Peninsula Healthy Living
Healthy Living Centre, Kircubbin Community / Health & Care Centre, 4 Church Grove, Kircubbin BT22 2SU
Phone:-028 4273 9020 / Fax:-028 4273 9018
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