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Search provides activities and support for older people in the West of Newcastle.

From March 2020

  • their one to one Chain Reaction service that supports older people will continue
  • their benefits and general advice for older people service will continue by telephone (see below). Mondays to Thursdays with 20-30 minute help sessions available straight away
  • shopping, prescription collection, help with completing forms such as blue badge, housing, books/swap
  • newsletters with quiz and information
  • telephone buddies
  • lunch clubs and activities are cancelled till further notice.

Search provides activities and support for older people in the West of Newcastle.  Search offers:

  • groups, trips and activities
  • welfare rights advice for older people, including benefits, housing and pensions
  • Chain Reaction one to one support to access social activities or to remain independent
  • social prescribing (access through your GP)
  • West End Befrienders support for older people in the South Asian and Chinese communities
  • support within the Dementia Advice Centre service

They also offer drop in sessions at the following venues:

Health Resource Centre – Adelaide Terrace, Benwell NE4 8BE – Monday and Wednesday – 9.30 am to 12.00 pm
Lemington Methodist Church – 2 Loraine Terrace NE15 8EA – Tuesdays 10.00 am to 11.30 am

Contact details

Main Telephone: 0191 273 7443


Opening hours
Office times: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (not open on Bank Holidays)

Advice and information drop in sessions: Monday to Thursday 09.30 am to 12.30 pm



Cost: Free

Carnegie Building
Atkinson Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
gNE4 8XS

54.971 -1.66012

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Last updated: September 22, 2021

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