Making a referral

The Social Prescribing Link Worker Team work on behalf of all GP Practices in Sunderland to provide non‐medical support and interventions. We can support with:

  • Housing worries
  • Money worries
  • Being more physically active
  • Connecting with others
  • Mental & physical wellbeing
  • Managing long term conditions
  • Weight management
  • Preventing future ill health
  • Finding local support groups specific to a health condition or
    personalised goal

Please note the opening hours for the Link Worker Team are Monday ‐ Friday. 9am ‐ 5pm, referrals are not monitored outside of these times. In case of an emergency please use the appropriate number listed on this page.

Sunderland Social Prescribing Self Referral Form

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What happens next?

A member of the team will contact you within 5 working days, if you have not heard back within this time please contact your GP Practice.

In case of an emergency please contact the appropriate number below:


Adult Mental Health Crisis Team
0303 123 1145

Child Mental Health Crisis Team
0191 566 5500

Safeguarding Adults
0191 561 8934

Safeguarding Children
0191 561 7007

03300945717/03300 116 123