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We provide services to assist with the following:

  • personal care and support including medication management
  • day-to-day tasks
  • learning new skills and becoming more independent
  • taking up education and employment opportunities
  • becoming more involved in social activities in the local area

The Lifeways Tyne & Wear area office covers the North East, including: Middlesbrough, Berwick upon Tweed, Sunderland, North and South Tyneside, Gateshead, Newcastle and Northumberland. The services we provide include: Learning Disabilities, Autism, Mental Health, Acquired Brain Injury, Residential.

At Lifeways Tyne & Wear area office we encourage the people we support to live a full and engaged life, to reach their goals and be active members of the local community. Our team are very experienced, they work in close association with social workers and a clinical team, and we collectively work to ensure we meet the needs of each individual through a range of activities.

As at April 2017, we are supporting 144 people to live independently in their own homes and 21 people across 4 Registered Residential services.

The Lifeways Tyne & Wear area office also has three new independent living services, offering apartments and bungalows with 24/7 on site support – in Dudley and Shiremoor in North Tyneside and Southwick in Sunderland.

The Lifeways Tyne & Wear area office currently provide care and support services commissioned from:-

• Sunderland City Council

• Middlesbrough Council

• South Tyneside Council

• Gateshead Council

• Newcastle City Council

• North Tyneside Council

• Northumberland County Council

All of our staff are recruited to match the needs and aspirations of the people we support and we have an inclusive recruitment process which ensures people are involved in recruitment, in whatever way suits them.

We have over 350 Support Staff who have the relevant mandatory and specialist training to meet individual’s needs.

Our Area Manager and Management Team have many years experience of working in the social care sector and are committed to ensure that each person we support should feel heard, valued, respected, in control, independent and included.

The Lifeways Tyne & Wear area office works with individuals and their network of support, our dedicated staff empower each person to build their confidence and skills, to lead a rich and fulfilling life in their community.

Enquiries & referrals

Contact details

Manager: Susan Jarvis
Tel: 0191 514 9000
Email: tyneandwear@lifeways.co.uk

Where to find us

Suite 2R, North Sands Business Centre
Liberty Way
Sunderland
SR6 0QA