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Age UK - Gateshead

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Age UK - Gateshead
341-343 High Street

Public phone: 0191 477 3559 / 0191 490 0221


Website URL:

General information

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


Office Hours:


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.

Other information

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: 27 October 2017


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