Support Helplines

  • Shelter and housing advice
  • ACORN The Union Coronavirus Advice
  • Magic Hat Café – Request for food
  • Refuge Against Domestic Violence: 0808 2000 247 – 24 hours
  • Mankind: 01823334244
  • Galop – LGBT + anti-violence: 0800 999 5428
  • Non-Emergency Services: 111
  • Emergency Services: 999
  • Social Services for children and young people: 0191 277 2500
  • Social Services for Adults: 0191 2788377 / 077968474891
  • Samaritans Support: 116 123 – 24 hours
  • Age UK: 0800 678 1602
  • Substance abuse: www.talktofrank.com 0300 123 6600
  • www.addaction.org.uk
  • Community for Recovery: 01785 810 762
  • Childline: 0800 1111 – 24 hour
  • SSAFA – The Armed Forces Charity: 0800 731 4880
  • Newcastle Women’s Aid: 091 2610504
  • Rape crisis Tyneside and Northumberland: 0800 035 2794 – Mon to Thurs 9pm – 8:30pm, Friday 11am – 2pm