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

Egg-citing News! Easter Egg Hunt in Rowlands Gill Monday 10th April to Thursday 13th April 2017

This year Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham Rotary have joined together with 16 local businesses in Rowlands Gill to stage an Egg-Citing Easter Egg Hunt. Money raised will be supporting local charities including Carers Trust Tyne & Wear. Entry forms are available from Flower Design at a cost of £3 per child & include entry into

 Carers Trust Tyne & Wear welcomes Northumbria University students

We are starting the New Year off with a new partnership with Northumbria University and we warmly welcome Robert Christie, Jody Fitzgerald, Jessica Wordsworth and James Crosby known collectively as JR Consultancy who will be supporting our Kites Rise project. Hear from JR Consultancy below:  “We are JR Consultancy, a group of fourth year Business Studies

Gateshead Council consultation – closing date 15 January 2017

The survey allows Carers to share with Gateshead Council how they access support, how their caring role impacts on their overall health and well being, what helps them in their caring role, what is missing or what needs to be improved or considered for future delivery. To fill in the survey go to :