Coronavirus (COVID-19)
View the latest COVID-19 information and advice, including details of the current lockdown rules and service updates

Health and social care

Are you worried about a child? Or do you suspect an adult is at risk of abuse, neglect or domestic violence? Report it now.

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COVID-19 guide for carers and family supporting adults and children with learning disabilities or autistic adults and children

The Social Care Institute for Excellence has produced guidance to help family members and carers living with and supporting adults and children with learning disabilities, or an autistic adult or child, through the COVID-19 crisis. It includes easy read guides to coronavirus and many other useful resources.

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Find out more about starting your adoption journey with Adopt North East.
Fostering changes lives. Find out if a career in fostering could be for you.
The JSNA helps us to understand the key health and wellbeing issues facing people in Gateshead.
The Emergency Duty Team (EDT) deals with social care emergencies outside office hours involving vulnerable children or adults.

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