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West End Women and Girls Centre

From April 2020

  • Scran 4 Fam delivery of soup each day between 12 and 2pm.  Ring tel number below. Ring or text mobile or use Facebook messenger
  • areas include Elswick, Arthurs Hill, Benwell, Scotswood, Denton Burn and Fenham
  • register providing your name, address, postcode and how many people in your household
  • they will follow Public Health guidelines in food preparation and handling and Government guidelines on social distancing
  • They have a YouTube channel to keep in touch with  members during lockdown

West End Women and Girls Centre supports women and girls to develop skills and confidence. Their services include:

  • individual support
  • information and advice
  • advocacy
  • referrals to relevant agencies
  • women’s groups: One Stop Shop, Knit and Natter, Women’s Gardening, Friday cookery
  • families groups
  • girls groups
  • support to victims 11 to 25 years old of domestic violence, honour based violence and forced marriage
  • training courses
  • Edible Elswick and West End Community Bakery.  The bakery takes orders for one off or regular events, host event stalls, works with local food businesses and sells to the public
  • drop in benefits advice from North East Law Centre during term time on Wednesdays 9am to 11am

West End Women and Girls Centre is commissioned by Newcastle City Council for obesity, nutrition and physical activity services.

Contact details

Telephone: 0191 273 4942

Call this number for Edible Elswick and the Bakery as well.


Website 2:

Mobile number: 07812 981 430

Mobile number: 07812 981 430


Cost: Free

The Stephenson Building
173 Elswick Road
Newcastle upon Tyne

54.9684 -1.64004

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Last updated: May 12, 2020

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