Westbridge – Forensic Hostel Facility (North Shields) – NTW065

Westbridge is a residence in the community for men and women working in partnership with Tyne Housing.

Westbridge provides assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for men and women over 18 years who have been assessed as having an identified risk of causing significant harm to self or others, and have a mental disorder or learning difficulty. Westbridge has 14 single beds – 12 full time and 2 in-reach beds for graded integration. Support is offered for people being discharged from hospital or prison to help them return to living in the community.

The team includes a number of different professional working together who have experience of helping people with mental problems. These include:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Service manager
  • Support workers
  • Community Psychiatric Nurses
  • Admin staff
  • Social workers
  • Hostel workers
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Hostel Manager

How to get Referred
Via Specialist Mental Health Service


0191 293 0530

0191 293 0531


20 Albion Road North Shields Tyne and Wear NE29 0HT

Opening Times

Monday 9am – 5pm Tuesday 9am – 5pm Wednesday 9am – 5pm Thursday 9am – 5pm Friday 9am – 5pm

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