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Health Support from Sensitive Services

Josephine and Jack Project

This charity project works with women and men with learning disabilities. Josephine and Jack are anatomically correct ’larger than life’ cloth people and a creative learning resource. Through the use of drama, role playing and interactive group activities the project works with men and women with learning disabilities to promote awareness around vital health and relationship issues.

Web: www.josephineandjackproject.co.uk
Email: simon@josephineandjackproject.co.uk
Tel: 0191 261 4090

New Croft Centre

Services based at the New Croft Centre include:

Learning Disability/Sexual Health Nurse

New Croft Sexual Health now has a Learning Disability / Sexual Health Specialist Nurse who can provide sexual health education, support and advice for individuals who have a learning disability within Newcastle.  This can be provided on a one-to-one basis both within New Croft Sexual Health or the patient’s own home / GP practice.

Contact: Amanda Holmes

Tel: 0191 282 6504 / 282 6706

Email: Amanda.Holmes@nuth.nhs.uk

Web: www.newcastlesexualhealth.com

Address: New Croft Clinic, Market Street (East), Newcastle, NE1 6ND

Teenage Kicks

Teenage Kicks is a SRE team managed in partnership with Newcastle City Council which was created to tackle teenage pregnancy and provide informal SRE to young people.

The project runs informal workshops for young people aged 13-18 living in Newcastle. The sessions cover a range of themes including self esteem, sexually transmitted infections, delaying sexual activity, contraception and assertiveness.

Teenage Kicks SRE Team
3rd Floor, New Croft House
Market Street East
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6ND

Tel: 0191 229 2913

Skills for People

Here at Skills for People we run a Sex and Sexuality course for adults (16+) from Newcastle with a learning disability.

For more details about our latest courses and workshops please get in touch.