Children and families hubs have been established across the City. Byker Sands centre is a hub which is run in partnership by Barnardo’s
The Hub links with smaller organisations and services across their locality, including the voluntary sector organisations and schools to create a network of buildings in each locality.
Services that will be available from hubs include: health visiting, family support, community midwifery, mental health support, children’s therapies, youth provision, training opportunities, childcare and employability services.
- New Croft Sexual Health Service, in partnership with Newcastle City Council and several hubs, are now offering contraception and sexual health clinics in these community venues. Call 0191 223 1040 between 9 to11 am Monday to Friday to arrange an appointment.
- the North East Autism Hub will be for parent/carers of children pre, during or post diagnosis of autism and under seven years living in Newcastle. The hub will offer support such as, introduction to autism workshops, one to one appointments, drop in sessions.