Find a local agency

Below is a list of local agencies who can help you with your health & social care problem. Each agency is listed according to the level of help that you can receive to allow you to choose a service that suits your needs best:

Information - The agency can provide basic factual details to help you with your problem by providing information through leaflets, fact sheets or by signposting you.

Advice - The agency will look at your problem in more detail and diagnose the problem, explore your options and provide you with guidance on a particular course of action. The information given will be tailored to your particular circumstances.

Advocacy - The agency will provide you with support and encouragement or represent your views, needs or rights eg make telephone calls on your behalf with you present.

Representation - The agency will take on your case and act on your behalf. This can include representing you at tribunal or court.

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  • Who is helped
  • Information
  • Advice
  • Advocacy
  • Representation
  • Arch North-East
  • Anyone over the age of 14 who has been affected by rape or sexual assault 

  • Information
  • Yes
  • Advice
  • Yes
  • Advocacy
  • Yes
  • Representation
  • Yes
  • Daisy Chain
  • Families affected by autism

  • Information
  • Yes
  • Advice
  • Yes
  • Advocacy
  • Yes
  • Representation
  • Yes
  • HALO
  • Anyone to victims of forced marriages, honour based violence and female genital mutilation.

  • Information
  • Yes
  • Advice
  • Yes
  • Advocacy
  • Yes
  • Representation
  • Yes
  • Hewitts Solicitors
  • Open to anyone

  • Information
  • Yes
  • Advice
  • Yes
  • Advocacy
  • Yes
  • Representation
  • Yes
  • Sanctuary Supported Living
  • The service assists individuals with substance misuse issues, carers and homeless families

  • Information
  • Yes
  • Advice
  • Yes
  • Advocacy
  • Yes
  • Representation
  • Yes
  • CGL Stockton Recovery Service
  • Individuals 18 years and over who may need support around addiction

  • Information
  • Yes
  • Advice
  • Yes
  • Advocacy
  • Yes
  • Representation
  • No
  • Parkinson's UK
  • Information
  • Yes
  • Advice
  • Yes
  • Advocacy
  • Yes
  • Representation
  • No
  • Tees Credit Union
  • Open to anyone

  • Information
  • Yes
  • Advice
  • Yes
  • Advocacy
  • Yes
  • Representation
  • No
  • Age UK Teesside
  • Anyone aged 50+ living in Teesside

  • Information
  • Yes
  • Advice
  • Yes
  • Advocacy
  • No
  • Representation
  • No
  • Alzheimer's Society
  • People with dementia and their carers in Teesside

  • Information
  • Yes
  • Advice
  • Yes
  • Advocacy
  • No
  • Representation
  • No
  • Epilepsy Outlook
  • People with epilepsy, their families and carers

  • Information
  • Yes
  • Advice
  • Yes
  • Advocacy
  • No
  • Representation
  • No
  • Harbour
  • Services for victims and perpetrators of domestic violence 

  • Information
  • Yes
  • Advice
  • No
  • Advocacy
  • No
  • Representation
  • No
  • Teesside Samaritans
  • Anyone in emotional distress or suicidal.

  • Information
  • Yes
  • Advice
  • No
  • Advocacy
  • No
  • Representation
  • No