Other Services


South Tyneside Adult recovery provides support for adults in South Tyneside who need support around drugs or alcohol. You can self refer on 0191 917 1160

Gamcare provide support for gambling, see their website for information

Adult Social services

The lets talk team can help find you the right support care and equipment to maximize your independence. You can call them on 0191 424 6000


Our local cancer charity, Cancer Connections, is based on Harton lane and provides a huge range of help and support. Their website has lots of information or call them on 0191 456 4081


The lets talk team can help support you in your caring role by calling 0191 424 6000

All carers can get local support by clicking here

Young carers can get local support by clicking here

Domestic violence

If you are in immediate danger call 999

Impact family services, can offer you help and support, call 07375 788835.

Mental health

First point of contact for acute mental health concerns call initial response team on 0303 123 1145. They are available 24 hours a day every day

Lifecycles provide mental health services for all ages, their website is full of lots of helpful information including what help they can offer. Call them on (0191) 283 2937 to refer yourself

Digital mental health support for adults includes Qwell

Digital mental health support for young people includes Kooth

Autism hub is  local support service for you, your carers and family, their website has the most up to date information

The recovery college provides a wealth of mental health resources


Medication is not helpful for chronic pain, but the right support can be.

First contact clinical can provide you with help and support, via their website

Painkillers don’t exist is very helpful website



Self referral available bay either registering for online triage by clicking here, or calling 0191 481 3902

Sexual Health

Please see South Tyneside Sexual health website by clicking here

Transport to hospital

Click the below links to direct you to information about the available options

  1. PTS ambulance Call 0191 215 1515
  2. Daft as a brush cancer patient transport
  3. Out of hours taxi to Sunderland children’s A&E 

We are currently adding to this page, please let us know if there are any local services you think would be helpful for others to know about

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