Become a member

Welcome! As a member of our Headway branch, you can access our full range of events, activities, and other opportunities. 

Become a member 

You can become a member if you:

  •  are over 18 years of age
  • live in our catchment area – North and South Tyneside, Newcastle, or Gateshead.
  • have an acquired brain injury (ABI).

You can make a referral yourself, or ask for support from a family member or professional working with you.

You are welcome to attend our events as a visitor before signing up to become a member, just to make sure that our group is right for you.

If you feel the service would be suitable for you or someone you know, please download and complete the form below and email it to

What our members say

“I felt alone, but Headway made me realise, ‘I’m not by myself’, you know? I’ve met some good people here – I’ve made some really good friendships.”


“It gets me out and about and I meet people who are the same as me. Come along and join us – Headway is like a big family!”