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Welcome to Age UK Gateshead website!

We are an independent, local charity working for and with older people across Gateshead.

Age UK Gateshead is the new name for Age Concern Gateshead. We’re delighted to have become a local partner to Age UK (the new Charity formed by the merger of the two national Charities Age Concern England and Help the Aged).

We continue to be an independent local Charity working with and for older people in Gateshead.

More about Age UK Gateshead

Find out how you can help

Age UK Gateshead events & fundraising

Make a sale in retail!

Join our charity shop volunteers and be part of our team. We are looking for people who can volunteer Tuesdays and Fridays mornings or afternoons and Saturday mornings.

Click here for more about the role

Not By My Selfie

Share your #NotByMySelfie to help the millions of older people who face the ups and downs of life almost entirely alone.


Find out how you can get more involved

Warrior Beach Assault

Are you brave enough to sign up to this muddy 10km obstacle run?!!

Zip Sliding Away

If you fancy yourself as a bit of a superhero and want to fly your way across the Tyne look no further!! For more information and how to sign up click the link below.