North East

The North East region includes the following areas:

  • Map of England, highlighting the North East regionNorthumberland
  • Gateshead
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • North Tyneside
  • South Tyneside
  • Sunderland
  • Hartlepool Middlesborough Redcar and Cleveland
  • Stockton on Tees
  • Durham
  • Darlington

Here is a list of Advocacy groups in the North East Region.

Darlington People's Parliament
Darlington Association on Disability
Enterprise House
Valley Street North
Darlington
DL1 1GY

01325  360 524

parliament@darlingtondisability.org

Speaking Up Groups in County Durham
Miners Hall
Red Hill
Durham
County Durham
DH1 4BB

0191 384 55 22

Gateway into the community
Hexham Community Centre
Gilesgate
Hexham
Northumberland
NE46 3NP

01434 607 653

Gateshead People
Swinburne House
Swinburne Street
Gateshead
NE8 1AX

0191 478 6472
0191 477 8898

Better days
Key House
Tankerville Place
Jesmond
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 3AT

0191 281 5541

Middlesbrough First
Brecken Hill Community Centre
Brecken Hill Road
Middlesbrough
TS4 2DS

01642  828 656
01642  248 704

middlesbrough1st@hotmail.com

Hexham Users Forum
c/o Christine Hope
Hexham day Centre
Haugh Lane Inductrial estate
Hexham
Northumberland
NE46 3PU

01434 605 245

Quality Checkers Service
Pam Richold
Tankerville Place
Jesmond
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 3AT
0191 281 8737

pam.richold@skillsforpeople.org.uk

Dave Norman
Skills for People
Key House
Tankerville Place
Jesmond
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 3AT

0191 281 8737

dave.norman@skillsforpeople.org.uk

North Tyneside User Forum
c/o Liz Wright
Key House
Tankerville Place
Jesmond
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 3AT

0191 281 8737

Sunderland People First
Pennywell Business Centre
Portsmouth Road
Pennywell
Sunderland
SR4 9AS

0191 534 77 84

sunderlandpeoplefirst@gmail.com

ADAPT
Bluebird House
Haugh Lane Inductrial estate
Hexham
Northumberland
NE46 3PU

01434 600 599

Your Voice Counts
The Old Bank
Swinburne Street
Gateshead
NE8 1AN

 

0191 478 6472

mail@yvc.org.uk

www.yvc.org.uk

Advocacy In Gateshead & South Tyneside
Room 118
Tedco Business Centre
Henry Robson Way
Station Road
South Shields
NE33 1RF

 

0191 427 4582

Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust Learning Disability Reference Group
c/o Dave Norman
Skills for People
Key House
Tankerville Place
Jesmond
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 3AT

0191 281 8737

dave.norman@skillsforpeople.org.uk

Wrekenton Community Base
Old school
High Street
Wrekenton
Gateshead
NE9 7JR

0191 433 6541

Winlaton Centre
North Street
Blaydon
Tyne & Wear
NE21 6BY

0191 414 4213

Stockton Advocacy
c/o Louise Featherstone
Citizens Advice Bureau
Bath Lane
Stockton on Tees
TS18 2DS

01642 676 691
01642 633 877

stocktonhelpsall@googlemail.com

Northumberland User Forum
c/o Spiral Skills
Chevyside
Yetholm Place
Newbiggin Hall
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE5 4EB

0191 271 5353

sam.smeaton@learningfirst.org.uk

Washington Multi purpose Centre User Group
Ayton Road
Crowther Industrial estate
Washington
NE38 0AB

Tenants group
Villette Lodge
1 Edith Street
Hendon
Sunderland
SR2 8JS

Fulwell Voices Heard
Fulwell day centre
Fulwell Road
Fulwell
Sunderland
Tyne & Wear

Sunderland Advocacy for Empowerment
Old Havelock Hospital
Hylton Road
Sunderland
SR4 8AE

0191 514 1291

Paul James
The Peoples Parliament, Durham
LG116
County Hall
County Durham
DH1 5UL
 

www.thepeoplesparliament.info
paul.richard.james@durham.gov.uk

03000 26 55 19

Happy Angels
c/o Advocacy In Gateshead
The Old Bank
Swinburne Street
Gateshead
NE8 1AN

0191 478 6472

Millenium PHAB Club
c/o ATOM
Room 10
South Tyneside Enterprises
Wawn Street
South Shields
South Tyneside
NE33 4EB

Independent Voices
c/o Paul Murphy

Upsall Hall
Swans Corner
Nunthorpe
Middlesbrough
TS7 0PG

07968 873 485

martin@martinhowe.com

Making A Difference Group
c/o Mike Cleasby
Valuing People Development Officer
Learning Disabilities Team
North Lodge
Darlington
DL3 6BR

01325 346 752
07920 024 067

Talk To Us
Room 118
Tedco Business Centre
Henry Robson Way
Station Road
South Shields
NE33 1RF

0191 427 4582

Hartlepool Centre for Independent Living
Burbank Street,
Hartlepool,
TS24 7LT

e-mail chris.horn@hartlepool.gov.uk
phone 01 429  851 371