Darlington and County Durham community health team

Adult learning disabilities services

Hundens Lane Resource Centre

Hundens Lane

Darlington

DL1 1DT

Tel: 01325 522050

Fax: 01325 522051

About the service

The Darlington community health team helps people with learning disabilities over the age of 18 who have:

  • Mental health problems
  • Physical problems
  • Behavioural problems
  • Dementia
  • Physical disabilities.

Their role is to improve the health of people with learning disabilities.

The team

The community health team for adults with learning disabilities consists of:

  • Community nurses
  • Health facilitators
  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Speech and language therapist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Support workers
  • Assertive outreach and crisis team.

The team work closely with Darlington learning disabilities social services.

How to access or contact the service

You can ask your GP to refer you to the service. 

Or you can ring the team themselves on telephone 01325 522050.