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Gosforth Games and Brews

Gosforth Games and Brews. Gosforth Games and Brews is a community group run by Age UK Gateshead, an independent charity supporting older people in Gateshead and Newcastle. The group meets every Monday from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Brandling Arms on Gosforth High Street. From puzzles and chess to bingo and board games, … Continued

Fawdon Men’s Group

Fawdon Men’s Group A weekly men’s group based at the Fawdon Community Centre. The weekly mental health peer support group is open to any man who wants to come and meet new people over a cuppa. It’s an informal, friendly, and safe space to get support or share experiences. Since launching in February 2024, the … Continued

Get Creative with Equal Arts

Get Creative with Equal Arts Equal Arts runs free, weekly creative workshops for people 55+ and those living with dementia and their carers. The workshops are led by a team of professional artists, and cover interesting ranging from ceramics to creative writing. There are three weekly sessions to choose from: Creative Age at The Hatton … Continued

The Move to Universal Credit in Newcastle

The Move to Universal Credit in Newcastle Eligible households that haven’t applied for Universal Credit could be missing out on £300 a month. Universal Credit will replace these six different benefits and tax credit: Child and Working Tax Credits Income-related Employment and support Allowance Housing Benefit Income Support Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance. If you have received … Continued

Support Organisations and Helplines

Support Organisations and Helplines Many organisations offer helplines, text support and online help for mental health and other conditions or circumstances where people may need support. Samaritans Call 116 123Visit samaritans.orgText ‘SHOUT’ to 85258 Tyneside Mind Support Line Call 0191 477 4545 (8 am to 10 pm)Visit Newcastle Crisis Team Call 0191 814 8899 … Continued

Support for people with Learning Disabilities, Autism or ADHD

Support for people with Learning Disabilities, Autism or ADHD If you or someone close to you has a learning disability or a learning difficulty like Autism or Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), then these organisations may be of help. Autistic and ADHD Adult Service  A new service run by Tyneside Mind to help support the … Continued