28 Feb

AGE UK North Tyneside Information & Advice Service

Last year Age UK’s Information & Advice service achieved a total benefit gain of £1,778,026 for North Tyneside residents. They can help with: Welfare benefits, pensions, tax and other financial matters Housing and property Health and Social Care matters Leisure and social activities Family and personal matters Your rights and local services And most other…

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28 Feb

Volunteering Update: Latest volunteering opportunities in North Tyneside

Latest volunteering opportunities in North Tyneside View all of the latest volunteering opportunities in North Tyneside in VODA’s latest volunteering round-up. New roles from English Heritage, Cruse Bereavement Care and St Oswald’s have been added, alongside opportunities with Family Gateway, North Tyneside Citizens Advice, Dreamshine and VODA.

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26 Jan

VODA’s Digital Champions Update

Hello We are working with volunteers to deliver digital outreach support to people who already have a tablet/smart phone/computer and an internet connection, to make the best use of their device.  The volunteers work with a person over the telephone to guide local residents to become better connected.   Due to current COVID-19 restrictions we are…

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26 Jan

‘Together Apart: Navigating Self-Isolation in North Tyneside’ Booklet

We know that, for many people, self-isolation is not easy. Not being able to go to school or work and missing out on seeing friends and family can be really challenging for our physical and mental health. Download the new publication – ‘Together Apart: Navigating Self-Isolation in North Tyneside’ here. Thanks to contributors and to…

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23 Jan

Care & Connect – what we do and how we can support

Throughout COVID19 Care & Connect staff have continued to address the needs of North Tyneside residents, via telephone, garden gate visits or essential home visits.  Care and Connect aims to ‘help people to help’ themselves in order to prevent and delay the social care needs of individuals, by connecting them with others, with the community…

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19 Jan

Healthwatch – Living Well North Tyneside booklet

Living Well North Tyneside is a useful booklet providing information and advice on local health and wellbeing services. It includes information on how to maintain a healthy mind and body, how to access useful services in the borough including shopping and prescription delivery services, and lots more. Healthwatch North Tyneside led its development, working with other…

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19 Jan

North Tyneside Council launches new look My Care

My Care is an interactive information and advice platform for Adult social care and wellbeing for North Tyneside. My Care now includes: New ways to interact New and improved content Additional functions for the public and professionals

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21 Dec

Healthwatch North Tyneside News – 17 December 2020

Healthwatch North Tyneside wishes you a merry Christmas. We look forward to hearing more about your experiences in 2021. The Healthwatch North Tyneside office will close for the holidays at 1pm on Thursday 24 December and re-open on Monday 4 January but you can visit our website for information and to review services at anytime. www.healthwatchnorthtyneside.co.uk…

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