Community Groups

Vision and Hearing Support

Working with people across South Tyneside and Gateshead areas who are visually impaired and or D/deaf or hard of hearing, to increase independence, confidence and quality of life.

Facebook: @visionandhearingsupport

Telephone: 0191 4785959


Moving On Tyne & Wear

A local employability programme who help people in Tyne and Wear who are unemployed and have a health barrier, disability, additional learning need or autism get into employment, training or volunteering.

If you live in Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland, North Tyneside or South Tyneside you could be eligible for free one-to-one employment support. Get in touch with the team today by completing our online form or give us a call on 0191 217 3206.


Sunderland Information Point

Sunderland Information Point is for everyone; offering information; advice and guidance on a range of subjects to support you and your family.

Website: Sunderland Information Point


Meetup is a platform for finding and building local communities. People use Meetup to meet new people, learn new things, find support, get out of their comfort zones, and pursue their passions, together.


FDS Community Support Clubs

They deliver over 30 community support clubs that run Monday to Friday in the Sunderland, Penshaw, Houghton, Hetton, Washington and Easington Lane areas.

Tel: 0191 514 1131



Our Gateshead

Find information and services to support yourself, your neighbours and relatives.