Welfare & Wellbeing
Newcastle Frontrunners takes the welfare and wellbeing of its members very seriously. We are obliged through our affiliation to various bodies to implement the polices and procedures that they have established.
The Welfare Officers will listen confidentially* to any issue that may arise, and endeavour to support your individual needs and well being. If you have any queries or concerns, we encourage you to contact one of the Welfare Officers below and discuss your concern directly with them.
Local health & wellbeing groups
Eyes Open – a group who raises awareness of HIV and supports World Aids Day
Northumbria Police – for reporting hate crimes and have an active LGBT+ group
Samaritans Newcastle – if you are struggling to cope, or worried about someone else, then call from any phone on 116123.
tHrIVe: Twitter @tHrIVe_NE / Facebook @ThriveNE1
* In order to provide the support for your needs and wellbeing, the information shared with a Welfare Officer may be shared with other Welfare Officers and/or the Committee, but only on a need to know basis. Exceptions are also made, for example if you may present a danger of violence to others; or if there is a reasonable suspicion that you are likely to harm yourself unless protective measures are taken.