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Newcastle Welfare Rights Service

Newcastle Welfare Rights Service give telephone benefits advice to people in Newcastle:

  • over 65 years
  • with mental health problems or learning difficulties
  • who have a social care package
  • children with disabilities and their carer
  • carers and care leavers
  • with a critical illness or a registered sensory impairment
  • who have been offered a job and require a “better off calculation”

They offer drop in sessions in west Newcastle for Arthurs Hill, Blakelaw, Elswick, Kenton, West Fenham, and Wingrove residents only on:


Contact details

Main Telephone: 0191 277 2627

Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12pm

Other Telephone: 0191 277 2633

Professionals only line Monday to Friday 10am to 12pm


Cost: Free

Last updated: April 1, 2021

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