Welfare Benefits are money provided by the government to people who are in need. There are a number of different benefits available. Find more below about the different types of benefits available and how to apply for them depending on your situation.
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Action for Blind People is a national charity with local reach, providing practical help and support to blind and partially sighted people of all…
Action Foundation is a charity that supports refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants.
The Learning Disabilities and Autism Team is part of Newcastle Adult Services. They are made up of social workers and two floating Support Workers. They help adults with learning disabilities and/or autism and their carers.
Supports older people from age 55 onwards.
Age UK Gateshead runs exercise classes, activities and information and advice. They support Joining Forces Tyne & Wear.
Allotment information for Newcastle.
The National Dementia Helpline provides information, advice, and support through listening, guidance and appropriate signposting to anyone affected by dementia
Telephone helpline for asylum applicants or refugees. Get advice about the asylum process, help to make claims for support or adapting to life in the UK.
support people during the asylum process. They support the ‘move on’ process if you are granted refugee status. They offer advice and signposting if you receive a negative decision on your asylum claim.
Attendance Allowance helpline run by Government.