Someone to have a chat with over a cup of tea, help you get to an appointment or run an errand, or just be there to listen to lend a friendly ear.
In Gateshead four libraries have been set up as Census Support Centres to help people to complete their form or to offer help with any questions you may have.
While our lunch clubs and men's groups are closed, we're delivering two course, freshly cooked lunches in our local community!
On Mondays and Wednesdays we deliver to the following areas
On Tuesdays and Thursdays we deliver to the following areas
Happy to Help are providing reassuring support to hundreds of older people and people with disabilities in their own homes across Gateshead.
The community home help team, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, provides weekly or twice-weekly visits to look after the domestic tasks such as:-
Each customer chooses the tasks they’d like help with, leaving them in full control over their home care support package, with the freedom to change the tasks as and when they want to.
Foundations Furniture is providing free, one to one support to help you to create, update or improve your CV.
The charity has been awarded funding to help local residents from many areas of Gateshead with a wide range of employment support.
How We Can Help You With CV Writing
What Else Can We Help You With?
If the days seem longer and you feel you'd like a friendly chat, why not give the team here at Equal Arts a call?
We understand the importance of connection and are on hand to say hello and have a catch up. Our volunteers, used to supporting older people during our regular workshops, are only a phone call away.
We can arrange for one-to-one outdoor creative sessions for those who would find it beneficial.
Please get in touch on 0191 261 1619.
Walking with the wounded have produced a web page with advice on a wide range of subjects including:
The NHS advise that older people aged 65 and over are more vulnerable to the effects of cold weather, which can make some health issues worse that may lead to serious complications.