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

Carers Café

After the successful launch of our new café for carers here in Highfield at The Old School Smailes Lane, we are pleased to report that numbers are growing and we have regulars who turn up every Thursday. We are keen to spread the word as much as possible so that carers can access this free

Gateshead Council have released an important update about the future of carer services

Over the last few years Gateshead Council and Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have been reviewing carers’ services in Gateshead. We appreciate the important and invaluable role carers play in our community and we are keen that you have the best possible support within available resources. Together, the Council and CCG carried out a

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