Help Available to You

Stockton Town Pastors have made contact with a range of excellent local services and support groups in the Stockton-on-Tees area, all of which offer help to local people and communities.

If you would like confidential advice on any matters of concern then please don’t hesitate to contact any of the below. It would be helpful if you could mention also that you have seen their organisation on the Stockton Town Pastors website or in the STP flyer:

Stockton Alcohol Service (Lifeline Project)

3-9 Skinner Street, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1DY

Tel: 01642 625980

Open office hours plus late night Thursday, and weekend provision

Delivers specialist interventions, support and advice to Stockton residents over 18yrs. One-to-one support, open access drop-in or structured appointments, telephone support, access to housing/employment/benefits and finance support, counselling, relapse prevention groups, aftercare planning, in-reach hospital link work, social re-integration and referrals into partner agencies.

Addictive Behaviours Service          

29 – 31 Yarm Lane, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 3DT

Tel: 01642 802424

Open assessment days Mon 1 – 2.30pm; Tues, Thurs & Fri 10 – 11.30am & 1 – 2.30pm.
Just turn up between the above times

Delivers specialist treatment for people who are 18 and over, and who have problematic drugs problems and who also require mental health support.

Bridges (Family & Carer Support Service)         

5 Nelson Terrace, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1NJ

Tel: 01642 605222

Open Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm; and alternate Saturdays 11am – 3pm

Delivers service to anyone who has been directly affected by someone else’s alcohol/drug use – including parents, partners, grandparents, brothers & sisters (over 18yrs old). This service is run by carers who are passionate in helping others, with their understanding and experience.

Stockton Recovery Service

1st Floor, 17-18 High Street, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1SP, and

32 – 34 William Street, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1DN

Tel: 01642 613358

High Street premises: Open Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm  

William Street premises: Open Mon & Wed 9am – 7pm; Tue, Thu & Fri 9am – 5pm; Sat 9.30am – 1pm

Harm minimisation service improving the knowledge and health of substance misusers and reducing drug related problems within our communities. Includes access to: sterile needles and injecting equipment; health screening and immunisation programmes, access to specialist assessment and referral to other agencies.

Alcohol Concern

64 Leman Street, London, E1 8EU

Telephone: 020 7264 0510                                                               

The national agency on alcohol misuse, campaigning for effective alcohol policy and improved services for people whose lives are affected by alcohol-related problems.

Talk To Frank

Tel: 0800 77 66 00                                                                                               

The A – Z of drugs

Housing Options             

6 Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1TX

Tel: 01642 528389

Open Mon – Thurs 8.30am – 4pm; Fri 8.30am – 3.30pm

Offers advice and information about a range wide range of housing issues, and will try to intervene at an early stage to prevent loss of accommodation and homelessness.

Bridge House Hostel

48 – 56 Bridge Road, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 3AX

Tel: 01642 800311

Bridge House is a registered charity which offers supported accommodation to 31 homeless men, and 4 women, most of whom have a recognized substance misuse, alcohol misuse or mental health issue. Staff are here to help 7 days a week 24 hours a the day and our aim is to support residents to achieve independence within the community.


Catalyst Building, 27 Yarm Road, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 3NJ

Tel: 01642 645655

Provides confidential services for people experiencing emotional or mental health problems and their families.

Tees Valley Pregnancy Support

3 Princes Road, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, TS1 4BD

Tel: 01642 213700                                                               

Open Tuesdays 5.30pm – 7.30pm, and Wednesdays 11am – 1pm.

Offers pregnancy testing as well as information on parenting, adoption and abortion. Also offers post abortion counselling through a programme called “The Journey”. All services are free and confidential. Please ring or call into the centre if you would like further information.

A Way Out (At Risk Women & Youth Outreach)

The Gate, 1-2 Castlegate Quay, The Riverside, Stockton on Tees, TS18 1BZ

Tel: 01642 655071

An education and prevention charity seeking to reach, change and save the lives of at-risk women, children and young people. Founded on Christian values, their vision is to educate, support and empower the most vulnerable and at-risk women and young people in our communities, to live healthy, safe and whole lives, free from poverty, addiction, abuse and harm.

Stockton District Advice and Information Service

1 Bridge Road, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1BH

Tel: 01642 615834

Open Mon – Friday 9am – 12.30pm

Harbour (Domestic Violence Support Service)   

Tel: 0845 6027308

Offers women’s refuge facilities and a wide range of support services for victims of Domestic Abuse in Stockton, Hartlepool and other locations in the North East.

Christians Against Poverty

Tel: 01274 760720

A national debt counselling charity with a network of 160 centres based in local churches. CAP offers hope and a solution to anyone in debt through its unique, in-depth service. This service is offered in Stockton by the Tees Valley Community Church (TVCC).

The Moses Project 

Rivers of Life Church, Lightfoot Grove, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 3EE

Tel: 07753 301012 or 07833 250323

Provides guidance, mentoring and support to adult males with past and current addictions to drugs and alcohol.