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SHARP - shiney advice and resource project

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AQS Award

ShARP has obtained the AQS mark for our Advice Service.
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investor in people

Awarded in 2017, Shiney Advice and Resource Project (ShARP) are proud to announce our successful assessment for the award of Investors in People as of 19th April 2017. View more here

 

 

 

 

SHARP - Focusing on our Community

WHAT WE DO HERE AT ShARP?

  • Advice and guidance
  • Access to training
  • Employment support
  • Children’s activities
  • Services for older people
  • Community development

ShARP Community Library Grand Opening Poster


(Out of Hours Help)

FOR CRISIS SUPPORT CALL THE INITIAL RESPONSE SERVICE

0303 123 1145

SUNDERLAND CITY COUNCIL

0191 520 5555

LOCAL WELFARE PROVISION

(Emergency Out of Hours Service)

0191 520 5551

PALLION ACTION GROUP

(Sunderland West Advice Project)

0191 514 2930

SAMARITANS

116 123 (UK - free number)

Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS HELPLINE

0800 013 0626 (free number)

NHS DIRECT (Non-emergency medical advice)

111 (free number from landlines & mobile phones)

Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

SHELTER

0808 800 4444 (calls are free from UK landlines & all major UK mobile operators).

Available 365 days a year. Helpline is open 8am - 8pm on weekdays & 8am - 5pm on weekends.

DWP BENEFIT ENQUIRY LINE

0345 608 8545 (Mon-Fri, 8am - 6pm).

Cost from landlines per minute (approx.) up to 12p / costs from mobiles per minute (approx.) - 3p to 45p

CONSUMER DIRECT CAB HELPLINE

03454 04 05 06

ACAS (Employment Specialists)

0300 123 1100

GENTOO (Housing Emergencies)

0191 525 5000

WEARSIDE WOMEN IN NEED HELPLINE

(Domestic Violence)

0800 066 5555 Available 24 hours a day, every day.

LIFELINE

(Drug and Alcohol)

0191 565 8070 (Sunderland Office)

COMMUNITY FOR RECOVERY

(Substance Abuse)

0800 234 6798 (free number)


Advice On Prescription Project - Operating in the Coalfields Area

Advice On Prescription Information


Welfare Reform Notice - Sunderland Council are launching a campaign to raise awareness around the changes to benefits as a result of welfare reform. The campaign encouraged people to stay informed and plan ahead. For more see -www.sunderland.gov.uk For information on PIPS go to http://www.dwp.gov.uk.
Regional winner of North East charity award announced by Garfield Weston FoundationREGIONAL WINNER OF NORTH EAST CHARITY AWARD ANNOUNCED BY GARFIELD WESTON FOUNDATION

The first ever North East regional winner of the Weston Charity Awards, that sees charities across the North of England being mentored by senior business leaders, has been revealed.

Over the last year, six charities from across the North East have had access to a team of senior business leaders through the organisation Pilotlight, as part of the awards. Horden Youth & Community Centre (HYCC), which helps disadvantaged and isolated families in one of the most deprived areas of the country, was eventually chosen as the first ever regional winner.Find Out More >

 

 


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17 Beatrice Terrace, Shiney Row, Houghton Le Spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 4QW, Tel: 0191 385 6687 general@shineyadvice.org.uk
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