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"Our model of legal support makes us stand out from the rest - we care about our clients’ situations and will help them as much as we can, through our free or affordable services."
Our Services
"One of the greatest challenges to accessing specialist legal advice is that people don’t always recognise that their problem has a legal resolution. Providing people with specialist legal advice quickly so that we can support them to resolve their problem remains a priority for us."

Welfare Benefits

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We have several (time limited) funded projects providing welfare benefits advice and we also run a welfare benefits telephone advice line every Tuesday between 10:00am and 12:00pm.

Families Through Crisis Project

This project delivers Welfare Benefits Advice and support to Families in Newcastle. If you are a parent of a child under 18 then you may be eligible for free advice. The project is Lottery funded and delivered in partnership with Changing Lives and Advocacy Centre (North).  We deliver family drop in sessions at:

•Riverside Community Health (Mondays 11am-2pm)

•West End Women and Girls (Wednesdays 9am-11am)

•Pottery Bank Community Centre (Thursdays 10am -1pm)

Welfare Benefits Appeals and Representation Project

We are funded by several trusts including Community Foundation and Barbour Trust to provide welfare benefits advice and support for clients living in Tyne and Wear and Northumberland. 

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Coronavirus Update

North East Law Centre has temporarily suspended all face to face advice delivery until further notice.  In the meantime, we will continue to support our clients by telephone, email and Skype (where appropriate).

Telephone: 0191 2304777

Email us at

Mobile: 07947 785 008

Text Service: 0748 134 4777