Gateshead Advice Centre (GAC) is the largest provider of social welfare advice in Gateshead. With over 50 years experience in providing independent, impartial, confidential and free advice from a team who are second to none. GAC is a registered charity, a company limited by guarantee and is registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Gateshead Advice Centre exists to serve all individuals/groups that live/work in Gateshead and surrounding areas, GAC is committed to promoting equality and the redress of inequality. On average we deal with over 18,000 enquiries/issues annually including: debt, finance, fuel poverty, income maximisation, housing, homelessness, employment, aids and adaptations, consumer, legal, family law, relationships, immigration and welfare benefits.