Practical Support

Tabitha's Place

Tabitha's Place is a service to the community of Benwell and surrounding areas. It provides free, quality clothing for children aged 0-12. Everyone is welcome, whether you need clothes or not, so why not come in for a chat over a cuppa and some biscuits?

Tabitha's Place is open every Monday from 11am until 1:30pm at The Sanctuary building on St John's Road.

The West End Food Bank

The Newcastle West End Food Bank provides three days of nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to them. This is part of a nationwide network of food banks that are supported by the Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK. 

Please contact The Gateway Church ( if you are in need of support and we can supply you with food vouchers for the food bank.

The food bank is located on Benwell Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 6NG.

Christians Against Poverty

CAP are passionate about releasing people from a life sentence of poverty, debt, employment, and addiction. Working with the church they bring good news, hope and freedom to people in the UK.

We work in connection with the Newcastle NW Debt Centre which is based at Regent Chapel Christian Fellowship, Regent Farm Road, Gosforth, Newcastle Upon Tyne (easily accessed by bus or metro).

For more information please click here!