Search Project

Search Project

Charity information

Search Project

Search Project is a community based resource centre for older people and their carers based in Benwell. The project serves the area of inner West Newcastle - an area of ongoing inner city deprivation. The project aims to improve the quality of life of local older people and their carers by providing a range of services and activities. These include an information and income maximisation service for people of pension age and their carers including a drop in advice desk and home visits.

Search also offers a range of community health activities including gentle exercise, walking groups, swimming etc. , low cost complementary therapies, and a variety of leisure and learning groups including art and crafts, knit and natter, computer classes, local history groups etc. There are also volunteering opportunities for people who would like to put their skills to good use in the community.