Charities

Durham Cathedral
0191 386 4266
Emmanuel House

Gateshead’s free holistic therapy and drop in centre, providing free care for anyone affected by cancer or terminal illness. Come to talk, to share, to relax and be yourself.
Emmanuel House is a non-profit making charitable organisation and everything is free of charge.

Below is a list of some of the types of therapies that we provide:

body massage
reflexology
aromatherapy massage
indian head massage
sports injury
remedial massage
M-L-D massage
You can also enjoy a relaxing Jacuzzi, have your hair done or just simply a friendly chat. Refreshments, snacks and light lunches are provided and everything is free of charge. We also have a well equipped summer house for children of different ages where they can have fun while their mam or dad chill out.

0191 4609693
Finchale Training College
0191 386 2634
Henry Dancer Days

Henry Dancer Days provides funds for children 18 and under with Primary Bone Cancer. The charity also provides welcome distraction projects in the Great North Children’s Hospital for kids with all forms of cancer, such as storytelling. It was set up in memory of Henry by his Mum, Jane.

 

07947 668 993
North East Autism Society

We are a registered charity with over 30 years experience of providing autism specific services.

Our services include  education for children aged 3-10 , post 19 education and social/vocational training along with supported and open employment opportunities for adults. we provide year round residential placements and an ever-increasing range of community services across the region for people of all ages.

0191 4109974
Percy Hedley Foundation

The Percy Hedley Foundation improves the lives of over 1,000 disabled children, young people, adults and their families. We provide a range of specialist education services, a wide variety of day services for adults, a sports academy, an employability service and residential services for children and adults. 

 

01912817532
St Cuthberts Hospice

St Cuthbert’s Hospice is one of County Durham’s most loved and respected charities. Deeply embedded within the community and with thousands of engaged supporters, we raise over £1.3m a year to maintain our day hospice and in patient services and our ground breaking dementia programme. We have eight shops across the county.

0191 386 1170