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In a Crisis?

If you've had thoughts of self-harming or are feeling suicidal, contact someone immediately such as your GP, a friend, relative or someone you trust. If you have already taken an overdose or cut yourself badly, dial 999. You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it's not a 999 emergency.

Emergency Services - 999

An emergency is when someone is at risk of getting injured, being threatened or a crime or is being committed and is in progress

Samaritans - 0191 232 7272 / 08457 90 90 90

If something’s troubling you, get in touch.

111 NHS - 111

You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time.

Emergency Duty Team – Gateshead Council
0191 433 3688 (9am -5pm) 0800 328 6728 (out of hours)

The Emergency Duty Team provides an urgent social care response for anyone living in Gateshead who needs emergency help.
The team are there to help with personal or family problems that reach a crisis.

Help First Drop in sessions - Friday 

Help First drop in sessions are a great, safe, friendly place for people with learning disabilities and their families to get help on a range of subjects. 

Details at: Help First 

Help and Advice

Use the links above to find organisations offering support and advice based on the issue you face.

Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service - ACAS

Acas stands for Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service.

Contact:

0300 123 1100
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Age UK Gateshead

Age UK Gateshead

Set up in 1972, Age UK Gateshead is an independent autonomous local Charity and a member of the national Age England Association.

Contact:
admin@ageukgateshead.org.uk
0191 477 3559
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Alzheimer's Society - South of Tyne

Alzheimer's Society - Gateshead

The Branch provides advice, information & support for people with dementia, their carers and professionals working in the field of dementia car

Contact:
gateshead@alzheimers.org.uk
0191 477 7490
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Child Benefit Helpline

The Child Benefit Helpline can only discuss a claim with the person named on the claim form.

Contact:

0300 200 3100
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Citizens Advice Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gatesheads vision for our service is to help people to take control of their lives through accessible, professional, quality assure

Contact:

0344 245 1288
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Use the links above to find organisations offering support and advice based on the issue you face.

Age UK Gateshead

Age UK Gateshead

Set up in 1972, Age UK Gateshead is an independent autonomous local Charity and a member of the national Age England Association.

Contact:
admin@ageukgateshead.org.uk
0191 477 3559
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Business Debtline

Business Debtline (BDL) is a charity — part of the Money Advice Trust (MAT) — formed in 1991 to increase the quality and availability of free, inde

Contact:

0800 197 6026
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Citizens Advice Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gatesheads vision for our service is to help people to take control of their lives through accessible, professional, quality assure

Contact:

0344 245 1288
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Gateshead Carers Association

Gateshead Carers Association was established in 1996 by a group of individuals in response to needs identified by carers with the aim of providing

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Gateshead Council Debt Advice Service

Debt Advice Service provides debt & benefits advice to Gateshead residents
 

Contact:
cbshousingadmin@gateshead.gov.uk
0191 433 3174
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Use the links above to find organisations offering support and advice based on the issue you face.

Age UK Gateshead

Age UK Gateshead

Set up in 1972, Age UK Gateshead is an independent autonomous local Charity and a member of the national Age England Association.

Contact:
admin@ageukgateshead.org.uk
0191 477 3559
Visit the Website
Alzheimer's Society - South of Tyne

Alzheimer's Society - Gateshead

The Branch provides advice, information & support for people with dementia, their carers and professionals working in the field of dementia car

Contact:
gateshead@alzheimers.org.uk
0191 477 7490
Visit the Website
Citizens Advice Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gatesheads vision for our service is to help people to take control of their lives through accessible, professional, quality assure

Contact:

0344 245 1288
Visit the Website
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Gateshead Armed Forces Community Support

Have you or a family member previously served in the Armed Forces, or are currently serving in the regular or reserve forc

Contact:

0191 433 4545
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Gateshead Council Debt Advice Service

Debt Advice Service provides debt & benefits advice to Gateshead residents
 

Contact:
cbshousingadmin@gateshead.gov.uk
0191 433 3174
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Pages

Use the links above to find organisations offering support and advice based on the issue you face.

Age UK Gateshead

Age UK Gateshead

Set up in 1972, Age UK Gateshead is an independent autonomous local Charity and a member of the national Age England Association.

Contact:
admin@ageukgateshead.org.uk
0191 477 3559
Visit the Website
Alzheimer's Society - South of Tyne

Alzheimer's Society - Gateshead

The Branch provides advice, information & support for people with dementia, their carers and professionals working in the field of dementia car

Contact:
gateshead@alzheimers.org.uk
0191 477 7490
Visit the Website

Child Maintenance Options

At Child Maintenance Options, we provide impartial information and support to help both parents make informed choices about child maintenance.

Contact:

0800 988 0988
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Citizens Advice Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gatesheads vision for our service is to help people to take control of their lives through accessible, professional, quality assure

Contact:

0344 245 1288
Visit the Website
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Domestic abuse support service

Are you experiencing domestic abuse?

Contact:

0191 433 2622
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Use the links above to find organisations offering support and advice based on the issue you face.

Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service - ACAS

Acas stands for Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service.

Contact:

0300 123 1100
Visit the Website
Age UK Gateshead

Age UK Gateshead

Set up in 1972, Age UK Gateshead is an independent autonomous local Charity and a member of the national Age England Association.

Contact:
admin@ageukgateshead.org.uk
0191 477 3559
Visit the Website
Alzheimer's Society - South of Tyne

Alzheimer's Society - Gateshead

The Branch provides advice, information & support for people with dementia, their carers and professionals working in the field of dementia car

Contact:
gateshead@alzheimers.org.uk
0191 477 7490
Visit the Website
Citizens Advice Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gatesheads vision for our service is to help people to take control of their lives through accessible, professional, quality assure

Contact:

0344 245 1288
Visit the Website
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Gateshead and South Tyneside Sight Service

Sight Service works with visually impaired people of all ages in Gateshead. 

Contact:
contactus@sightservice.co.uk
0191 478 5959.
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Use the links above to find organisations offering support and advice based on the issue you face.

Age UK Gateshead

Age UK Gateshead

Set up in 1972, Age UK Gateshead is an independent autonomous local Charity and a member of the national Age England Association.

Contact:
admin@ageukgateshead.org.uk
0191 477 3559
Visit the Website
Citizens Advice Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gatesheads vision for our service is to help people to take control of their lives through accessible, professional, quality assure

Contact:

0344 245 1288
Visit the Website
Sight Service Logo

Gateshead and South Tyneside Sight Service

Sight Service works with visually impaired people of all ages in Gateshead. 

Contact:
contactus@sightservice.co.uk
0191 478 5959.
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Immigration advisory service

Immigration Advice Service is an immigration firm that provides assistance to both individual and corporate clients, including businesses and chari

Contact:

0844 887 0111
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Pathways Information & Advice Service- (Mental Health Matters)

Provides information and advice on all aspects of mental health to users, carers and general public in Gateshead.

Use the links above to find organisations offering support and advice based on the issue you face.

Age UK Gateshead

Age UK Gateshead

Set up in 1972, Age UK Gateshead is an independent autonomous local Charity and a member of the national Age England Association.

Contact:
admin@ageukgateshead.org.uk
0191 477 3559
Visit the Website

Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

When you are injured by someone else, it is difficult to know where to turn, who to trust and whether you are entitled to compensation.

Contact:

0115 958 0585
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Citizens Advice Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gatesheads vision for our service is to help people to take control of their lives through accessible, professional, quality assure

Contact:

0344 245 1288
Visit the Website

Consumer Helpline

The Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline is a telephone, e mail and on-line service offering information and advice on consumer issues in the UK.

Contact:

08454 040 506
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Pathways Information & Advice Service- (Mental Health Matters)

Provides information and advice on all aspects of mental health to users, carers and general public in Gateshead.

Pages

Use the links above to find organisations offering support and advice based on the issue you face.

Age UK Gateshead

Age UK Gateshead

Set up in 1972, Age UK Gateshead is an independent autonomous local Charity and a member of the national Age England Association.

Contact:
admin@ageukgateshead.org.uk
0191 477 3559
Visit the Website

Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

When you are injured by someone else, it is difficult to know where to turn, who to trust and whether you are entitled to compensation.

Contact:

0115 958 0585
Visit the Website
Citizens Advice Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gatesheads vision for our service is to help people to take control of their lives through accessible, professional, quality assure

Contact:

0344 245 1288
Visit the Website

Consumer Helpline

The Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline is a telephone, e mail and on-line service offering information and advice on consumer issues in the UK.

Contact:

08454 040 506
Visit the Website

Pathways Information & Advice Service- (Mental Health Matters)

Provides information and advice on all aspects of mental health to users, carers and general public in Gateshead.

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