Each monthly issue of our new Create at Home pack contains four arts activities for you to try at home. The activities have been devised by the professional artists we work to deliver workshops in cultural venues and care settings.
Packs cost £8 each (P&P included) and can be ordered here.
We're also supporting creative groups to keep connected during Covid-19 with Create at Home alongside digital workshops with artists. Get in touch if you'd like to find out more and join in.
The following activities and services have been moved online.
We have introduced an online forum which you can find at https://silverline-memories.freeforums.net/. When you visit the page, you will be asked to register your details. This will allow you to leave posts and to comment on each other’s posts as a way to keep in touch.
Your Voice Counts continues to support the most vulnerable people in our communities and are doing so over the telephone or video calling as much as possible.
Statutory Advocacy services
Our advocates are now working from home, and systems are in place to allow advocates to work and consult remotely.
Community Services for people with learning disabilities
We are in the process of contacting those who come along to our drop-ins, group activities or self-advocacy groups, to make sure they have the support they need over the coming weeks. We are helping people to make plans
This directory contains details of those offering delivery of fruit, meat, fresh produce and other essentials across our local communities. It also contains details of voluntary organisations that can help.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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