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     Supporting Communities in the Durham Dales

UTASS works with and for the people of upper Teesdale and beyond, across the rural communities of County Durham to help prevent problems from getting to the desperate stage and assist in maintaining a safer, happier self sustaining community.


[from 9AM to 5PM]

If your need is URGENT we are available 24 hours per day - 7days per week - 365 days per year by contacting Diane on 07968 874968 or Gordon 07968 075015




Citizens Advice Bureau Teesdale

C.A.B. outreach session at UTASS will be held fortnightly.

 on Mondays.Starting 6th January 2014
9am - 1pm

No appointment needed, just call in.

*** Note, Due to approaching Bank Holidays, Tracey will be here on   12th May , 19th May & 9th June, then every other week as usual ***


Durham County

Helen Fothergill,  Carer Support worker will be based from our office every other week.

Please contact UTASS To make an appointment





 UTASS is delighted that it has been a venue for the visit of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales on three occasions. We have been honoured with focussed upper dales agricultural visits in 2002, 2004 and 2012.

Over 1,600 family members makes UTASS the largest membership registered charity in Teesdale. Membership is open to ANYONE, although people living outside Teesdale will be designated associate membership status, in line with our governing document.

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 UTASS is a Registered Charity 1120120 and Company Limited by Guarantee 06054331.

UTASS gratefully acknowledges the support and financial contributions from Volunteers, The R H Woods Charitable Trust, Esmee Fairbairn North East and the Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland,  Durham County Council, The ASDA Foundation, The Sir Tom Cowie Charitable Trust, The Andrew Martell Fund, The Ernest Cook Trust, The Lloyd's Bank Foundation for England and Wales, The Barbour Foundation, East Durham Community Trust, The Sir James Knott Charitable Trust,  HSBC Agriculture, County Durham Community Foundation, The Heart of Teesdale, Sponsors and Service Users.