Benefits advice in Northumberland, Tyne and Wear

Newcastle Welfare Rights Service
Tel: 0191 277 2633
Website: www.newcastle.gov.uk/welfarerights
Opening times: 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri
Advice Line Tel: 0191 277 2627, 9.30am – 12 noon, Mon-Fri

North Tyneside Benefits Line
Tel: 0345 200 104
Website: my.northtyneside.gov.uk
Opening times: 8.30am – 5pm, Mon-Thurs and 8.30am – 4.30pm, Fri

Northumberland Council Benefits Helpline
Tel: 0345 600 6400
Website: www.northumberland.gov.uk
Opening times: 8.30am – 5pm, Mon-Thurs and 8.30am-4.30pm, Fri

Sunderland Welfare Rights Service
Tel: 0191 520 5551
Email: homeandmoney@sunderland.gov.uk
Website: www.sunderland.gov.uk/advice
Opening times: 8.30am-5pm, Mon-Fri

South Tyneside Welfare Support
Tel: 0191 424 6040
Email: welfaresupport@southtynesidehomes.org.uk
website: www.southtynesidehomes.org.uk
Opening times: 8.30am-5pm, Mon-Thurs and 8.30am-4.30pm, Fri

Gateshead Benefits Support Advice
Tel: 0191 433 4646
Email: benefitenquiries@gateshead.gov.uk
Website: www.gateshead.gov.uk/benefits
Opening times: 8.45am-5pm, Mon-Thurs and 8.45am-4.35pm, Fri

Citizens Advice Bureaux
Provides free, independent and confidential advice. Addresses and phone numbers of your nearest office are available on their website: www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Tyneside Advice Line (part of Citizens Advice telephone service)
Tel: 0344 245 1288
Opening times: 10am-4pm, Mon- Fri