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


Stiitch is shining bright for carers at Christmas Tree Festival 1-4 December 2016

Pop along to St Barnabas over the weekend (opposite Tesco in Rowands Gill) and see our fabulous Stiitch Christmas Angel Tree.  Yes, Stitch has been rounding up some more of his friends and Carers Trust Tyne & Wear are proudly supporting this year’s festival  with a carer friendly tree covered in Stitch angels made by our fantastic


Hire of our spacious hall

  Hire our spacious hall for your community/business events.  We can provide an accessible venue ideal for meetings, event and gatherings (e.g. funeral, christening,or birthday celebrations). Spacious kitchen and toilet facilities, free WIFi, overhead facilities, TV/DVD.   Available to hire for just £15 per hour! All hire income is reinvested in our charity, so it


About Carers Rights Day 25 November 2016

This year’s theme is missing out? know your rights as a carer. Having the right information at the right time can make a huge difference when you are looking after someone. Carers Rights Day brings organisations across the UK together to help carers in their local community know their rights & find out how to