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Wearside Women in Need

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Wearside Women in Need
28 Bridge House, Bridge Street

Public phone: 0191 416 3550 or 0800 066 5555 Helpline


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Advice, support and safe accommodation for those experiencing domestic abuse. 24hr Helpline, drop-in and outreach services. Perpetrator service and Friends & Family support service.

Target group: Anyone experiencing/have experienced domestic abuse

Area served: Sunderland, Washington and Houghton areas, but will accept referrals from anywhere for refuge

How to contact: Drop-in, telephone (0191 416 3550) or phone the 24hr helpline (0800 066 5555).


Monday: 24hour

Tuesday: 24hour

Wednesday: 24hour

Thursday: 24hour

Friday: 24hour

Weekends: 24hour

Office Hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Ground floor flat in purpose built refuge for victims of domestic violence who are wheelchair users or have limited mobility.

Other information

Languages other than English: Access to interpreters and BSL.

Charity number: 11181932

Year established: 1982

Staffing: 24hrs

Public transport: Bus station, train station, metro - 10 minutes walk

Record last checked: 24 May 2022


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