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Family & Relationships

As we grow our relationships evolve. Major life changes such as starting a family, separation, bereavement, retirement, or becoming a grandparent, can have a huge impact upon your life. Support is available to help guide you through these changes, to maintain your relationships and find new friendships.

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Moving in with relatives

You need to take time to decide whether to move in with relatives, as the relationship you have with your family and your own individual circumstances will naturally affect how suitable this option would be for you.

Self care and disability

Self care and self management¬†for people with a disability are terms that are used regularly in today’s society, particularly by the NHS and associated health and social care organisations.

Separation and divorce

Information and advice on relationship counselling, separation and divorce.

Sex in Later Life

Information about sexual health, protection from sexual transmitted infections, contraception and details of organisations that can provide you with expert advice and guidance.

Sexual health

Find out more about your body, protection, screening, check ups, relationships and services available.

Social Networking

connecting with others online is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family and discover others who have shared interests. There are many ways to do this for free.

Social Prescribing

Social Prescribing is where you are prescribed activity or exercise to improve your physical and mental health. It may be used in place of medication or alongside treatment.

Support for Asylum Seekers and Refugees

If you are seeking asylum in Newcastle there are a number of local services who can help with support and advice.

Support Groups

There are a range of support groups in Newcastle that help, advise and support people through difficulties including offering emotional support to those people dealing with illness, social isolation, end of life or a long term condition.

 

Services for people with a learning disability or autism

This article explains the services that are available for people with a learning disability or autism.