How Do I Contact an Advocate?

All services below are independent and free for people living in Gateshead

Autism

Gateshead Autism Group

Tel: 0191 478 2619

Email: [email protected]

Dementia

Alzheimer’s Society

Tel: 0191 427 5443

Email: [email protected]

www.alzheimers.org.uk/

Disability

Gateshead Access Panel

Tel: 0191 443 0058

Email: [email protected]

www.access-gateshead.org.uk

Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA)

Your Voice Counts
The Old Bank, Swinburne Street, Gateshead, NE8 1AX

Tel: 0191 478 6472

Fax: 0191 477 8559

Email: [email protected]

www.yvc.org.uk

Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA)

Advocacy Centre North

Tel: 0191 235 7013

Email: [email protected]

www.cvsnewcastle.org.uk/newcastleadvocacycentre

Learning disabilities

Gateshead People

Tel: 0191 478 6472

Email: [email protected]

www.yvc.org.uk/GatesheadPeople.html

Your Voice Counts
The Old Bank, Swinburne Street, Gateshead, NE8 1AX

Tel: 0191 478 6472

Fax: 0191 477 8559

Email: [email protected]

www.yvc.org.uk

Mental health (18-65)

Pathways Advocacy

Tel: 0191 477 7380

Email: [email protected]

www.mentalhealthmatters.com

North East NHS Complaints Advocacy Service

Carers Federation

Tel: 0808 802 3000

Email: [email protected]

http://www.carersfederation.co.uk/

Older people (50+). Also mental health advocacy (65+) and cancer advocacy (50+)

Age UK Gateshead

Tel: 0191 477 3559

Fax: 0191 478 5307

Email: [email protected]

www.ageukgateshead.org.uk

Sensory loss

North Regional Association for Sensory Support (NRASS)

Tel:  0191 492 2035

Email: [email protected]

www.nrass.org

Visual impairments

Sight Service

Tel: 0191 478 5959

Email: [email protected]

www.sightservice.co.uk