Changing Step (North East)

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Member of Cobseo


Opening Times

Monday – Friday, 0900 – 1700

Saturday and Sunday, 1000 – 1600 


Stable Court,
1a Grey Street,
DL15 9EB


At our Centre we have a Kitchen, Bathroom, Lounge/Drop In, Computer Suite and a Veterans Project called Veterans Military Crafts. There is no cost at all for tea, coffee, snacks etc plus free internet access, and all of our training courses are provided free of charge. We currently have access to over 1000 Educational and Vocational Courses and we are part on the Online Centres Network.

Other features include

  • Military Mental Health First Aid qualified staff
  • A separate Support Group called Crook Friendship Circle who meet on a Tuesday and Friday with the assistance of CAB and ROAD.
  • Employability Courses in conjunction with Back to Back Careers CIC.
  • Access to the local DWP Armed Forces Champions, Local Council Armed Forces Champions.
  • Close liaison with Durham Constabulary on Safeguarding and Vulnerable cases.
  • Craft groups
  • Outings and group visits to various locations throughout the year.

Delivery Partners in support

Local TRBL Branch, Shelter 4 Forces, Back to Back Careers, Veterans Radio Net, Homegroup/Stonham (Housing and Support Services), Save Our Soldier (working Partnership National Military Charity providing Therapies and Interventions for PTSD related Issues).