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Caring Hands Charity

During the coronavirus

Shopping and delivery, telephone befriending, dog walking. Service offered in Ouseburn, Heaton, Jesmond, St Anne’s.

Caring Hands offer a range of services to older people and physically impaired people living mainly in East End of Newcastle upon Tyne including:

Better Daily Living Services:

  • Bottle in the Fridge emergency contact scheme. All welcome
  • Handyman: Garden and Home support for people in the East End
  • Laundry Collection & Delivery: for people in the East End. There’s a cost for this service.
  • Small Aids to buy to help you at home. All welcome.
  • Dog walking

Wellbeing Services:

  • Befriending  Addressing isolation for people in the East End
  • Counselling  by appointment reg. with BACP, All welcome
  • Lunch Club: Meal and company in Shieldfield. All welcome
  • Telephone befriending

Advice & Advocacy Services:

  • First Stop General Advice – General information and guidance, City wide
  • Welfare Benefits Advice – Benefits checks, applications support, East End

Community Services available to general public:

  • Library: a variety of donated books to borrow
  • Moneywise Credit Union Collection Point
  • Community Launderette Paid for service
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check: supporting application process. Paid for service

Many of these services are free of charge.

The Wellbeing Service is Supported by Newcastle City Council.

Contact details

Main Telephone: 0191 261 5234


Fax: 0191 261 5251

Opening hours
Monday 10am to 3pm
Tuesday 10am to 3pm
Wednesday 10am to 3pm
Friday 10am to 3pm


Cost: There may be a cost to this service/support

34 Wretham Place
Newcastle upon Tyne

54.977 -1.60067

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Last updated: September 17, 2021

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