County Durham Community Foundation provides grants that make a genuine difference to the lives of local people. We manage charitable funds donated by local individuals, families, businesses and trusts, building up a source of long-term support for the community and acting as the vital link between donors and local needs.
Durham Wildlife Trust is an independent charity and limited company that was established in 1971, originally as the Durham County Conservation Trust, becoming Durham Wildlife Trust is 1988.
Across County Durham, Darlington, Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland, no one is working harder to protect our wildlife for future generations.
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:
indian head 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.
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.
The mission of the Wear Rivers Trust is to conserve, protect, rehabilitate and improve the landscape and watercourses of the whole River Wear catchment, from the watershed to the estuarine and adjacent coastal areas, through involving individuals, local communities, government agencies
and public bodies with proactive improvement works and monitoring and by increasing awareness and understanding of the environmental factors that influence the river and its associated wildlife, whilst helping to promote the river as a recreational feature for the enjoyment of all.