Tyne Housing Association - Joseph Cowen Health Care Centre
8 Wilfred Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
Public phone: 0191 228 4929 / 0191 265 8621
Service offered: Primary health care for people who are homeless, in temporary housing or in housing need and not registered with a GP. Medical advice and treatment, needle exchange, bathing, clothing, deinfestation. Support for people with emotional/mental health problems. Pregnancy testing. Access to GPs, CPN and nurse. Advice on welfare rights, housing, local services, alcohol and drugs.
Target group: Anyone who is homeless or in housing need and not registered with a GP.
Area served: Newcastle, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, County Durham and Gateshead.
How to contact: Drop-in, phone or write.
Monday: 9am - 4pm
Tuesday: 9am - 4pm
Wednesday: 9am - 4pm
Thursday: 9am - 4pm
Friday: 9am - 4pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - limited
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Level entrance and access to ground floor. All services can be offered on ground floor. Stairs to 1st floor.
Languages other than English:
Year established: 1972
Staffing: 4 staff.
Public transport: Buses 11, 12, 39, 40, 62, 63.
Record last checked: 23 November 2018