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Advice and information

Services that provide advice and information

 

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Action for blind people (RNIB)

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Action for blind people (RNIB)

Alzheimer's Society

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Alzheimer's Society offering advice and information

British Lung Foundation

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Information and support for anyone living with a lung condition.

Disability North

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A free Independent Living Service which promotes social inclusion, independence and choice for disabled and older people

Gateshead Advice Centre

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A free, impartial and confidential service offering advice and information on a wide range of issues including debt, benefits, employment and housing.

Sight Service

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Aiming to enable visually impaired people to enjoy the quality of life others take for granted.

Gateshead Supported Volunteers Programme

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Supporting people aged 16+ to volunteer; providing free training

Healthwatch Gateshead

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Have your say on health and social care services in Gateshead.

North Regional Association for Sensory Support (NRASS)

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Advocacy and Welfare Rights advice and support

Pathways Advice and Information

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Providing advice, information and practical help to people with mental health needs, their carers and professionals in Gateshead.

SOFA (Supporting Opportunities for All)

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SOFA is a Social Enterprise, established in 2009 based at Cedars Academy in Gateshead

Getting advice about your finances

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Information about independent financial advice

Arthritis Care

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Arthritis Care

Gateshead Autism Group

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Gateshead Autism Group

My Care My Home

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Many people use Domiciliary Care Agencies to receive help at home - this isn't your only or perhaps the best option.

Your Voice Counts

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Advocacy service and Help First drop in for people with learning disabilities.

Carers Trust Tyne and Wear

Description
We provide services to support carers from age 5 onwards, caring for a family member or friend with physical disabilities, mental ill health, learning disabilities, illness, dementia, or end of life.

 

The details contained in this section of our website are provided only for the purposes of informing Gateshead residents of the market of care services in Gateshead. Any provider of social care related services may register details to be included in this section of the council’s website. The list may not be a comprehensive list of all social care services providers in Gateshead. Inclusion of a provider’s details on this site should not be taken as an endorsement by the Council of a provider, nor to imply quality assurance in relation to the services provided.