The Big Chinwag

Raise money to help Age UK North Tyneside combat loneliness.

Could you support someone coming Home from Hospital?

Home from Hospital

Could you be a friend to someone in NEED?

  • Check their heating is on prior to discharge
  • Ensure they have basic food supplies i.e. tea,coffee,milk, bread, butter
  • Be there with a welcoming cup of tea
  • Offer comfort and kindness
  • Give support to help rebuild social networks
  • Maintain regular contact for a short while

More about becoming a Home from Hospital volunteer

More about volunteering with Age UK North Tyneside

Call Age UK North Tyneside:

0191 280 8484 0191 280 8484

Our Services

Recruiting Now! Jobs in Care

Company Benefits:

Pension, Uniform, Travel Expenses, Career path planning, Long service awards, Sickness benefits, 'Introduce a friend' payments, Holiday and sabbatical leave entitlements

Training at The Care Academy

Jarretts Coffee Shop


Jarretts Cafe is located at 13 Saville Street West, North Shields. We offer a gourmet coffee service serving cappuccino, espresso and latte, with a selection of regular and herbal teas and Fair Trade Costa Rica coffee. We also offer an excellent menu of sandwiches, salads, snacks and homemade pastries.

Social Prescribing North Tyneside

Social Prescribing North Tyneside is a new partnership initiative between Tyneside Mind, Percy Hedley Foundation and Age UK North Tyneside. It's  about linking people up to social or physical activities in their community with a wide range of benefits.

Get Involved

  • Volunteering

    We would love you to come and volunteer for us. You can join our team of over 250 volunteers and use your skills to help older people in North Tyneside.

    Find out how

  • Our Charity Shops

    We have two charity shops in North Tyneside. Both charity shops would really appreciate your donations so please drop by with your unwanted items or call us for more information.

    Find out more

  • News and Campaigns

    Keep up to date with planned events, new services on offer, and information about how we're campaigning within North Tyneside to improve older people's lives.

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  • About us

    Our vision is a world where everyone enjoys later life. Our mission is to help people make more of life.

    Find out about our trustees, staff, job opportunities, our organisational quality standards, the Care Academy

    Find out more