How can I help?

Information about how someone can volunteer their time

Lots of people across Northumberland volunteer. Whatever your age, experience, or background, offering whatever time you can to volunteering can have a big impact. It’s a great way to meet other people, learn new skills and make a difference.

Here is a useful starting place if you’re interested in community volunteering in Northumberland.
Northumberland Communities Together was launched in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Today it continues to make sure residents are kept safe and well and provides coordination to support individual volunteers, voluntary groups and communities across our county.

If you’d like to know more or have a chat about volunteering please get in touch and phone the Northumberland Communities Together Response Hub on 01670 620015 9am - 6pm, 7 days a week or email
If you are worried about an elderly or vulnerable person, or a neighbour and they don’t have family or friends nearby we can connect and support.

Please contact Northumberland Communities Together on 01670 620015 from 9am to 6pm 7 days a week or email


Onecall is one number for all adult social care, children’s services and community health enquiries in Northumberland, helping the most vulnerable people to keep safe and well 24-7.

If you are worried about the immediate welfare (health or well-being) of an elderly or vulnerable person contact Onecall - 01670 536400 - 24 hour service, 365 days a year.