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Arts 4 Wellbeing

Arts for people of all abilities.

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

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Arts 4 Wellbeing is a community arts and wellbeing day opportunity service which offers therapeutic artistic and creative opportunities for adults with mental health issues, learning disabilities and/or physical disabilities, and those at risk of developing mental health issues or a feeling of isolation.

All sessions focus on unblocking the ability of individuals rather than using their disabilities as a barrier. 

Members are also encouraged to express their feelings and needs using performing arts such as drama, singing and dance.

Support available

  • Arts
  • Drama
  • Life skills
  • Singing
  • Let's move it (dance and fitness)
  • Sports
  • Mindfulness and wellbeing
  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Accredited Academic Courses

Who can access the service

This service is available to vulnerable people of South Tyneside, particularly those with existing or potential mental health issues, learning difficulties and or disabilities.

How to access the service

You can access the service by referral from a statutory agency.

For example:

  • Social Services
  • GP
  • CPN
  • Shared Lives or
  • other suitably qualified statutory agencies, a registered charity or other third sector providers.


Arts 4 wellbeing
Derby Terrace Community Centre,
Derby Terrace,
South Shields,
Tyne & Wear,
NE33 4PN

Phone: 0191 454 4004 / 07307883855
Website: Arts 4 Wellbeing


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