For information on a variety of topics including social care, getting out and about, housing, being healthy and much much more, we have included some key links below.

    NHS Choices 


    Information from the National Health Service on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living

    NHS Direct 

    Check your symptoms with the online self-help guide, and find out how to get health advice and medical information


    Local information

    Local doctors, dentists, opticians and pharmacies

    Find an NHS doctor, dentist, optician or pharmacy near you 

    Adult Social Care in Newcastle

    If you think you have a need for social care, you can visit the Newcastle City Council website for more information about how you can be supported, or you can call Adult Social Care Direct on 0191 278 8377

    My Care Newcastle

    For advice on care and support for adults in the city.  Whether you are looking for information for yourself, or for someone you look after.

    Community Action on Health – Signpost Directory

    This directory provides people in Newcastle with a quick introduction to local groups and services that offer a wide range of support, advice and activities intended to improve their wellbeing.  It is an amalgamation of previous hard copy directories produced for specific locations across Newcastle

    Information NOW

    Information NOW has been created to provide information for older people and their families and carers in Newcastle.  It aims to help people to make choices, retain their independence, and have better access to opportunities

    Active Newcastle

    Active Newcastle is a four year campaign leading up to the 2012 Olympics and beyond. This easy to use website is a simple solution for people who want to become more physically active in Newcastle.

    Families Information Service

    Newcastle Families Information Service is a free and impartial service which provides up-to-date information, advice and assistance for children, young people, Mums, Dads, carers and professionals.


    Youthlinx is a new web portal for 13 to 19 year olds in Newcastle.  Through youthlinx, services and organisations in the city have an opportunity to tell young people about activities, events and volunteering opportunities, and pass on advice and information about a wide range of topics, including wellbeing.