Tel: 0191 454 6959


Information and Advice

Receive information and advice on a wide range of topics to support your individual needs.

We can arrange a ‘meet and greet’ appointment with a volunteer to give you an overview of the organisation and the services we provide. These sessions usually take place at 10.30am or 12pm to make an appointment for a session you can call the office 01914546959 or email

Alternative appointments can be made by arrangement. Information and advice is provided in confidence to help new members make informed decisions to improve their health and wellbeing.

WHiST works in partnership with a number of organisations to provide specialist advice and support. WHiST welcomes any agency or organisation offering advice and support to women to contact us about running sessions at Salus House.

TDI – Tuesday Drop-in

The Tuesday finance drop-in offers support, information, form filling and signposting for help with daily challenges linked to the cost of living crisis, including debt, housing, energy and food bills and benefits advice.

If domestic violence, caring responsibilites, gambling or substance use is affecting women’s financial wellbeing, partner organisations attend TDI to support womrn at WHiST where they feel safe.  Partners helping us deliver this weekly drop in during 2022 / 23 included ACTS, South Tyneside Homes, Northern Rights, Hannay Family Law Solicitors, Changing Lives, Together in a Crisis, GamCare and STARS.



Browse through information or relax with a book from WHiST’s very own library. Books are donated by members and borrowed free of charge on a trust basis.


For further information or if you would like to donate a book or become a member, please contact us on 0191 454 6959 or email