Shiney Row Advice and Resource Project (ShARP)

Contact details

Shiney Row Advice and Resource Project (ShARP)
17 Beatrice Terrace
Shiney Row
Houghton le Spring

Public phone: 0191 3856687

Email: /

Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Advice Centre based in the Coalfields area serving communities of Sunderland. Qualified Advice Workers provide advice on benefit entitlement, consumer issues, employment rights, energy advice, money and debt. In our Community Hub we offer training, education, community development and campaigning around issues of local concern. We also have a community shop, volunteering activities and an Electronic Village Hall providing free access to the internet and computers for job search, CVs, benefit claims, training etc.

Target group: The local community.

Area served: Sunderland - Coalfield, Washington, Sunderland North and Sunderland West.

How to contact: Phone (0191 3856687) / email: Open Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.30pm. Appointment Only Thursday evening and Saturday


Monday: 9.00am - 4.30pm

Tuesday: 9.00am - 4.30pm

Wednesday: 9.00am - 4.30pm

Thursday: 9.00am - 4.30pm (5.30pm -7.00pm – by appointment only)

Friday: 9.00am - 4.30pm

Weekends: Saturday- by appointment only

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Accessible for wheelchair users. Lift. Information available in Braille and in large print. Access to BSL signers.

Other information

Languages other than English: Available If required

Charity number: 1065786

Year established: 1982

Staffing: 2 full time, 8 part time + 6 volunteers.

Public transport: Buses 78, 78a, M1, X1, X3.

Record last checked: 28 March 2024


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