Money, Debt and Benefits

Citizen’s Advice – Healthier and Wealthier Healthier & Wealthier is a free service for people registered as patients with GP practices anywhere in County Durham. We give in-depth advice by telephone for problems with benefits, work, debt, caring, family problems, disability, staying warm and healthy, housing, rights and responsibilities, legal matters and more… and once […]

Last modified: September 30, 2020

Housing and Employment

Durham Housing Solutions We offer free help if you are homeless, at risk of homelessness or simply want advice about your housing options. DurhamWorks DurhamWorks is a dedicated programme for young people aged 16-24 living in County Durham who are not in education, employment or training. One to One support with a dedicated member of the […]

Last modified: September 30, 2020

Be More Socially Connected

Gilesgate Covid-19 Wellbeing Table The Gilesgate Covid-19 Support Group in Durham has received donations of books, jigsaws, board games, DVDs, CDs and crafts materials and also has bought new colouring books and felt tip pens. They are now being made freely available every Saturday in the foyer of the Durham City Baptist Church on Edge Court in Gilesgate […]

Last modified: October 2, 2020

Look After Your Health

Alzheimer’s Society Support and advice for people affected by dementia in County Durham We Are Undefeatable Help and ideas to be more active if you have a long term health condition

Last modified: September 30, 2020

Help for Carers

Durham County Carers Support Durham County Carers Support offers a variety of different services; Information and Advice Help with accessing and completing benefit and grant forms Carer Breaks Carer Support Groups Counselling Training A Chance to have your say Bridge Young Carers Support for young carers includes; Young Carers Assessment Whole family support One to […]

Last modified: September 30, 2020

Support Your Mental Wellbeing

RT Projects  Group art therapy sessions and one to one support at the ‘Open Art Surgery’ in Gilesgate, Durham St Margaret’s Centre Support centre in Durham City, offering a wide range of recovery activities, programmes and courses. Waddington St Centre A small independent mental health resource centre with over 35 years of experience offering a […]

Last modified: September 30, 2020

Be More Active

Wellbeing for Life Wellbeing for Life is a free service that can help you to be more active, manage your weight, learn new skills, make new friends and help others. We have a range of experienced health trainers and wellbeing development officers who can offer support and advice to help you feel better by making the […]

Last modified: September 30, 2020

Wellbeing Resources

There are many organisations that can help you look after your wellbeing, choose a topic below to find out more. If you need one-to-one support with any of these issues please speak to the Social Prescriber Link Worker 🚶‍♀️ Be more active 🧘‍♀️ Support your mental wellbeing 💕 Help for carers 💗 Look after your […]

Last modified: September 30, 2020

Get help when self isolating

If you would like advice on returning to work after shielding click here If you’re self isolating you may need help with everyday tasks like shopping or picking up prescriptions. There are several organisations who can help you. If you have any questions about the available support, or need more help, please contact the surgery […]

Last modified: October 14, 2020

Social Prescribing

Social Prescribing at Claypath and University Medical Practice Your Social Prescriber can work with you to identify your non-medical needs and support you to access the right services for you. If you are 18+ years of age, your Social Prescriber can support you to be: more in control and better able to manage your own […]

Last modified: September 30, 2020