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Our community services

Advocacy Centre North provides a range of services for adults in the community in vulnerable circumstances.


BME Advocacy: supports adults from Black and Minority Ethnic communities with health and social care issues
Community Advocacy: a range of advocacy support for adults with disabilities and physical or mental health needs
Families Through Crisis Advocacy: provides support to families in crisis
Mental Health Advocacy: supports adults with mental health needs with health and social care issues
Partners in Health Advocacy: provides support to people around appointments in specific GP practices

Newcastle and Gateshead:

Neurological Advocacy: a specialist service for adults with neurological conditions: Find out more
Rights based Advocacy: supports vulnerable adults who have suffered discrimination or disadvantage
Fulfilling Lives: helps people with complex needs and chaotic lives to move from crisis to stability: Find out more
Welfare Advocacy: supports adults who are in crisis, around poverty and benefits, helping them develop skills to navigate the system

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear:

Hate Crime Advocacy: supports people who have experienced or are at risk of hate crime: Find out more

Durham and Darlington:

Partners for Justice Advocacy: supports victims of crime with mental ill-health: Find out more

Other services:  We also provide all types of advocacy on an individually funded basis

Our statutory services in Gateshead:

Advocacy Centre North currently provides statutory advocacy services for people in the Gateshead Council area.
Please go to our statutory services for more information.

To make a referral or to find out more

To make a referral to any of our community services, either for yourself or someone else, please fill in a referral form here, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone us on 0191 235 7013.
To refer to our Gateshead statutory services go to our statutory services.

Contact us

Higham House, Higham Place,
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8AF

Tel:      0191 232 7445

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