Care and health

Adult social care, child social care, health, fostering, domestic abuse, worried about someone (safeguarding)

Support for adults

Support to live in your own home, care homes, paying for care, transport, and more.

Support for children

Children's Services

Worried about someone's safety (safeguarding)

If you're worried about the safety of a child, young person or adult, get in touch.

Family Hubs

See the family hubs in South Tyneside, events and activities, guidance and more.

Domestic abuse

Support services, information for professionals, domestic homicide reviews.

Health and wellbeing

Advice and support, Health and Wellbeing Strategy, JSNAA, Healthier Times newsletter, and more.


Advice for carers, financial support, young carers, and much more.


How to become a foster parent, how much you will get paid, and more.


Adoption services are delivered by Adopt North East.

Support with transport

Organisations and services that can help you with transport and travel costs, including travel passes.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

SEND 'Local Offer' for ages 0 to 25 including education, health, care, support, transport, leisure, max cards and more.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The latest information on vaccines, testing and support.