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    Here to Help

    There are hundreds of charities that give financial support and offer wellbeing services to people in need of assistance.

    Find out more in our short guide to finding support from benevolent and grant-giving charities or give us a call on 01670 784 800.

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    Post Office and Payzone Services

    Did you know that you can pay many of your household bills at your nearest Post Office and Payzone?

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    Barnardo's Orchard Mosaic Service 

    Wellness Recovery Project

    Children's charity Barnardo's have launched a new Wellness Recover Project to offer support to women and children who have been affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence. 


    The Project also supports children in school to learn how to develop their understanding of what a healthy relationships should be like and to learn about child exploitation for people acorss Northumbria area. Take a look at their leaflet to find more information.

  • Known Scams

    Scammers and Fraudsters

    Northumbria Police Force recently brought it to our attention that there have been attempts to scam older and vulnerable people living in Northumberland. 

    Please be cautious when answering your phone/door and do not to provide your financial details or give cash anyone unknown to you.To help you to protect yourself and your family from scammers please read our Avoiding Scams leaflet.

    Avoiding Scams Leaflet 

  • Can you help stop crime in Ashington?

    Independent charity, Crimestoppers, is urging the people of Ashington in Northumberland to speak up anonymously to help protect their community...Read more


    How you can help (PDF, 3 MB)

  • Fraud and scams are on the rise

    There has been a significant increase in the amount of fraud and people being scammed across the UK this past year, especially those who are older.



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