Coronavirus support in Gateshead


Find information and services to support yourself, your neighbours and relatives

This section is currently being developed.

We want to make sure that everyone is safe when they are self-isolating. Here are some things to think about if you are offered, or need, support:

  • Try to use a family member, friend or neighbour who you know and trust. If not, try to use existing and trusted community and voluntary groups.
  • Not sure? Don't answer the door
  • If you're not sure about an offer of help, ask the person to leave details and talk to someone you trust about it.

If you do not have support from a trusted person or organisation and you need help, or feel unsafe, you can

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The Gateshead Domestic Abuse Team are still there for you during this difficult and uncertain time. Our helpline 0191 433 33 33 will operate as normal (24 hour helpline) during this time or you can contact the team via email


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To help support families during the coronavirus crisis, Disabled Children's Partnership have gathered as much information and as

@MindCharity has some really useful online self-help programmes to support your own mental health.

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The NHS have a range of Gym-free exercise workouts to help us keep fit, from a sofa workout through to a 150 points workout. 


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A survey that will help the NHS understand more about how and where coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting people currently.

Mental Health support in Gateshead

To help people find Mental Health support locally we have put together a Mental Health Support document together which can be downloaded from our Facebook Group (which is open to everyone) 

Do you have an elderly neighbour or is there someone living on your street you are concerned about? Give the person our contact details so they can get in touch with us so that we can provide them with the support that they need.

 0191 477 3559 or email us at 


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Coordinating a trusted community volunteer scheme for people to turn to for help. This will involve picking up shopping, getting urgent supplies, arranging prescriptions/deliveries, offering to do online shops for people, having friendly telephone chats


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Coronavirus translated resource

Doctors of the World UK are really pleased to be able to share with you Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for patients in 34 languages, which were produced in partnership with the British Red Cross, Mi


During the current Corona virus pandemic our regular day clubs at Teams and Bensham Community Care are cancelled.

We are extending our services to offer a hot meal delivery service to any elderly residents of Teams, Dunston, Lobley Hill, Bensham, Saltwell and Central Gateshead.

Available Monday to Friday lunch times. 

Our two course meals and a range of baked goods (pies, quiches, scones etc) are freshly prepared each day in our catering facility which has a 5* hygiene rating by Environmental Health.  Please give our charity a ring on 0191 4600297 to chat to our team.


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Discover Support and information during the Coronavirus pandemic

OurGateshead aims to provide details of things to do, ways to help, services to use and organisations operating in Gateshead during the coronavirus pandemic.