An 18-month-old boy suffered head injuries and a broken leg after falling from a first floor window.
A spokeswoman for the North East ambulance service said they were called to an address in Oak Street, Seaton Burn, in North Tyneside at around 11.20 yesterday.
It is believed the infant is still being treated in hospital.
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Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile service will be visiting the region, with cancer information specialists on hand to answer questions.
Enquiries are ongoing and police are appealing for information after the incident.
South Tyneside Council say despite its financial pressures, it is committed to regeneration, economic growth and job creation in the borough