Reach out

Work with members of your community to make a difference

Peace of Mind devotes its energy to passionately advocating for refugees and people seeking asylum in the North East of England. Find out how you can contribute to the future of people in destitution, often fleeing war, abuse or forced marriage, through donations of money or time.


We run a range of projects for the benefit of refugees and asylum seekers in the North East of England.

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Support drop-in

Peace of Mind holds a weekly drop-in, usually 11am – 1.30pm each Wednesday at Whitehall Road Methodist Church. Come for practical, emotional and educational support and sign-posting to other services. Plus tea/coffee and a chat with friends and volunteers. Continue reading “Support drop-in”

Woman and two children

Parenting in the UK workshop

From time to time we offer a workshop to help parents understand the laws and customs around parenting here in the UK.

Community Safety Sessions

When funding allows, we provide information sessions on how to stay safe and how to report incidents if they occur.

Purse and very small change

Lucy’s fund

We have a small, dedicated fund to help destitute refugees and asylum seekers in emergencies.


We’ve been named by UNISON women NE as their charity of the year for 2017.

Our founder was shortlisted for the United Nations Women on the Move award, 2017.

Our founder was given Gateshead Council’s Volunteer of the Year award 2017.

Our founder was runner-up Charity Leader of the Year in the North East Charity Awards 2016.

Our founder was given Gateshead Carers’ Volunteer of the year award 2016.