05 Sep

Peer Talk resumes North Tyneside support group – 16 September 2020

Wednesday 16 September 7pm to 8.30pm at Whitley Bay Big Local Peer Talk’s peer support group for those living with depression, anxiety and related conditions is returning to North Tyneside. There is no need to book and the event is free to all. If you have any queries, call/text/WhatsApp 07719 562 617 or email enquiries@peertalk.org.uk. For…

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04 Sep

Useful Services in North Tyneside leaflet update

The latest version of Useful Services in North Tyneside is available now. The leaflet, created in partnership with the Ending Loneliness in North Tyneside campaign, SIGN directory and North Tyneside Council, signposts residents to a range of support via local organisations and includes mental health, families, disabilities, physical health, carers support and telephone befriending. You…

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04 Sep

Volunteer Buddies needed!

VODA are looking to recruit more Good Neighbours Volunteer Buddies to support North Tyneside residents who have been shielding. The buddy roles have been designed to support people who may be feeling anxious about taking their first steps back into the world after many months shielding at home, often on their own. Garden Gate Buddy for…

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03 Aug

Key Training – Free On-Line Courses

We are currently offering free on-line courses in: Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour That Challenges Level 2…

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10 Jul

Digital Resources for Carers in North Tyneside

North Tyneside Carers’ Centre has teamed up with Carers UK to give carers in North Tyneside access to a wide range of digital tools and essential resources that may help make their caring situation easier. These include e-learning modules and factsheets on health, finances and wellbeing. Read more here

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08 Jul

Useful services in North Tyneside new leaflet

To help support the residents of North Tyneside as we start coming out of lockdown, VODA has put together a leaflet of useful services available. The leaflet, in partnership with the Ending Loneliness in North Tyneside campaign, SIGN directory and North Tyneside Council, is being distributed to beneficiaries of the North Tyneside COVID-19 Support Hub…

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23 May

Current Volunteering Opportunities in North Tyneside

As we head towards the two month mark in this lockdown, we are in awe of the work carried out across North Tyneside by the army of volunteers that have signed up to help. Understandably, the range of volunteering opportunities has been massively impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, with most on hold until we can…

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