ACTS - We support the older people of South Tyneside

We champion the issues that are important to older people and positively challenge negative perceptions of ageing.
We provide services and activities that maintain their choice and control, improve well-being and enable healthier and happier ageing.

Get In Touch
If you are 50+ live in South Tyneside, have any worries or concerns,
need a little bit of support or just want some socialisation with friendly people.
call us on 0191 456 6903 or email us at

We are open Monday/Thursday 9:00am – 4:30pm, Fri. 8:30am – 4:00pm and Sat. 9:00am – 12:30pm

How we can help
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Information & Advice

Advocacy and specialist advice on benefits, health and social care, financial planning, energy bills, debt and significant life events.

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Home Support

Shopping, cleaning, company or a trip out – all at a fair price from trusted staff.

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Home from Hospital

Emotional and practical support upon leaving hospital to help people to regain independence and build resilience.

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Handy Service

Practical advice and solutions to reduce falls in the home, as well as fitting aids and adaptations to support independent living and carrying our home assessments for energy issues.

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Community Connections

Social connection of every sort – whether that’s a regular coffee or lunch with others, Peer Support from a person who’s gone through what you’re facing, hobby groups, keeping physically fit and well or special events, we bring people together for fun and company.

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Digital Inclusion

Enables older people to use technology and access the internet, make social connections, maintain their independence and improve their quality of life.