Apna Ghar - Minority Ethnic Women's Centre

Contact details

Apna Ghar - Minority Ethnic Women's Centre
124 Ocean Road
South Shields
NE33 2JF

Public phone: 0191 456 4147 / 0191 456 4153

Email: apnaghar@gmail.com

Website URL: http://www.apnagharwomenscentre.com/

General information

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: Phone/email or website, make an appointment.


Monday: 9.30am – 2.30pm

Tuesday: 9.30am – 2.30pm

Wednesday: 9.30am – 2.30pm

Thursday: 9.30am – 2.30pm

Friday: Closed

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


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

Other information

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: 25 January 2024


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