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Useful Contacts

Children and Young People’s Service (CYPS)

This team is based at Benton House and offer a specialised service for young people up to the age of 18 on emotional and behavioural problems. Your child will need to be referred to this service by a health professional, Social Care or your child’s school.

Newcastle Carers

Provides support for carers of someone who lives in Newcastle.
Offers free and confidential information and advice.

Tel: 0191 275 5060

Email: info@newcastlecarers.org.uk

Web: www.newcastlecarers.org.uk


Newcastle Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service

This service provides information specialising in education matters and includes information and signposting on social care and health issues.

Contact: Judith Lane

Tel: 0191 284 0480


Local Offer

The Local Offer describes the services available for children/young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) aged 0 – 25 and their families.

Email: localoffer@newcastle.gov.uk

Web: www.newcastlesupportdirectory.org.uk

Select SEND Local Offer



(New name for Contact a Family)

Helping families in the North East who care for disabled children.

Tel: o8o8 8o8 3555

Email: northeast.office@contact.org.uk

Web: www.contact.org.uk

Look for advice in your area – select North East