British Red Cross

The British Red Cross helps anyone, anywhere in the UK and around the world, get the support they need if crisis strikes.

Disclaimer - South Tyneside Council does not run this service

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  1. Overview
  2. Support available
  3. Who can access the service
  4. How to access the service
  5. Contact


The British Red Cross has helped millions of people in the UK and around the world get the support they need when crisis strikes.

Support available

  • Hiring a wheelchair
  • Hiring a toilet aid
  • Getting support at home
  • Getting help as a refugee or asylum seeker
  • Getting help for young refugees or asylum seekers
  • Getting help with loneliness
  • Help with money problems
  • Finding missing family
  • Preparing for emergencies
  • UK victims of terrorism abroad

Who can access the service

Those who need help with any of the above.

How to access the service

Using the contact details below.


44 Moorfields,

Call our Support Line if you feel worried, lonely, or need to access food and medication: 0808 196 3651

For general enquiries, call: 0344 871 11 11