Welcome to Acorns

We offer a range of services to support families affected by domestic abuse in North Tyneside and Northumberland

Children & young people

At Acorns we will work with you to find the best way to help you and make sense of what is happening in your life and to share your worries and muddles.

Parents and carers

Acorns can offer support to parents and carers of children who attend Acorns. 

Professionals

We offer training and support for professionals working with  children and young people affected by domestic abuse.

Meet our team

Helen - Office Manager at Acorns

Abby

Manager

 

Maureen - Administrator at Acorns

Maureen

Administrator

Judith

Administrator

Kris

Prevent and Cope Coordinator/ Children and Young People's Worker

Julia

Recovery Team Coordinator, Northumberland/ Counsellor

Nina

Adult Counselling Coordinator/ Art Psychotherapist

Rachael - Advice and Support Worker at Acorns

Rachael

First Response Worker

Vicky - Children and young people's worker

Vicky

Children and Young People's Worker

 

Stacey

Family Support Worker

Sarah

Outreach Counsellor

Pippa - Play therapist at Acorns

Pippa

Play Therapist

 

Helen - Play Therapist at Acorns

Helen

Play Therapist

Heart Painting - artwork by young people at Acorns domestic abuse support services in North Shields

Our spaces

At Acorns you will always be greeted with a warm welcome, whether you are here to play, talk or have a cup of tea in the waiting room.

Read more about the services we offer