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Carers Information Line 0191 275 5060
Christmas Opening Hours
Thursday 14th December
The Centre will close at 5:00pm on Friday 22 December and will reopen at 9:00am on Tuesday 2 January 2018.
Our usual Drop-Ins and Carer Cafés will not be running over this period.
If you need information, advice or guidance, our Carers Information Line will be open as usual on Tuesday 27, Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 December between 9:00am and 5:00pm. Contact: T. 0191 275 5060 | SMS. 07874 100043
NIWE eating distress service has published a useful information sheet "Coping with Christmas" to give tips and guidance on coping during this period. See here
Who do I contact In an Emergency over Christmas?
- If you need help from social care, you can contact Community Health and Social Care Direct on 0191 278 7878.
- If you or the person you care for are unwell, you can contact your GP or call NHS Direct on 111.
- Listening support is also available from the Samaritans, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can contact the Samaritans by phone: 116 123, or by email:firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Northumberland Police Non-Emergency phone number is 101. In an emergency call 999.