Age UK - Gateshead
341-343 High Street
Public phone: 0191 477 3559 / 0191 490 0221
Website URL: http://www.ageuk.org.uk/gateshead
Service offered: Range of services for people aged 50+. Information and advice. Befriending. 6 day centres. Active Age project (exercise classes, walking groups). Men's group. Advocacy. Bereavement support service, including home visits and monthly drop-in session at Dunston Hill Hospital. Insurance services and products.
Target group: Older people (50+).
Area served: Borough of Gateshead.
How to contact: Drop-in Tuesday or Thursday 10am-3.30pm, phone for an appointment, write or email.
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm, 10am - 3.30pm drop-in
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm, 10am - 3.30pm drop-in
Friday: 9am - 4.30pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Ramped entrance. Loop system. Information in large print, Braille and on tape. Home visits for people unable to attend the office.
Languages other than English:
Charity number: 702561
Year established: 1972
Staffing: 13 full time staff, 8 part time + 190 volunteers.
Public transport: Interchange bus and metro station - 5 minutes walk.
Record last checked: 01 December 2016