Short Breaks for Adults Carers
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Short Breaks for Adult Carers

If you are over 18 and provide unpaid care for someone, we may be able to help you with our range of practical support services.

Young Carers and Young Adult Carers
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Young Carers & Young Adult Carers

If you are aged between 5 and 25 and help care for someone in your family, you may be a Young Carer.

Community Outreach Support
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Community Outreach Support

Caring can be difficult; however we are here to help and can offer practical support, information and advice to meet your own individual caring situation.

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“A unique short break residential facility in West Gateshead”

Kites Rise

at Carers Trust Tyne & Wear
Crossroads Carer Services

Somewhere to relax, unwind
and have a break!
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Recent News

Distribution Centres – Easter Opening 2018

Please note Gateshead Distribution Centre @ Citizens Advice Gateshead will be CLOSED on Good Friday 30th March 2018.   Instead we will be OPEN  at Citizens Advice Gateshead  on THURSDAY MORNING 29th March 2018 from 9.30am to 12.30pm     Blaydon Distribution Centre @ Trinity Methodist Church Blaydon will be OPEN as usual  on Good Friday 30th

Our First Carers Café: Thursday 1st February 2018

We’re launching our new Carers Cafe in our hall at Carers Trust Tyne & Wear, The Old School, Smailes Lane, Highfield, Rowlands Gill, NE39 2DB. We have been busy promoting the cafe with leaflet drops and on social media. The cafe will allow local people to drop in and have a chat with neighbours and

Young Carers Awareness Day

Thursday 25 January 2018 marks Young Carers Awareness Day. To mark the day and to help raise awareness we created a hashtag #youngcarersgateshead. Throughout the day we received many likes and tweets regarding the day; it’s clear that the issues facing Young Carers are close to many people’s hearts. One study found that young carers