Apna Ghar - Minority Ethnic Women's Centre
124 Ocean Road
Public phone: 0191 456 4147
Service offered: Run by and for women from minority ethnic communities. Advice & information on benefits, employment, health, housing rights, immigration, nationality, local services, education & training. Legal advice & support. Play & Stay group for mothers and children. Older women's lunch club. Young girls' group. ESOL (English as a second language) classes and English Conversation classes, Basic IT. Translation & interpreting service. Creche. Volunteer support.
Target group: Women and their families from all minority ethnic communities
Area served: South Tyneside.
How to contact: Drop-in (Limited during coronavirus pandemic), phone/email make an appointment.
Monday: 9am – 3.30p.m.
Tuesday: 9am – 3.30p.m.
Wednesday: 9am – 3.30p.m.
Thursday: 9am – 3.30p.m.
Friday: 9am – 3.30p.m.
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Wheelchair user access to centre from level footpath at the front of the building and to the rear via a ramp. Stairlift included
Languages other than English: Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.
Charity number: 1013583
Year established: 1987
Staffing: 2 full time, 5 part time, 15 volunteers.
Public transport: South Shields Metro - 10 minutes walk. Buses E1, 11A stop outside.
Record last checked: 03 November 2021