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

Weston Charity Awards 2018

Pauline Steele our CEO and Allan Smith our Chair travelled down to Birmingham to receive the Weston Charity Award 2018

Carers Week 2018

Week commencing 11 June Look what we have made for our fantastic young carers! Pamper packs which include some lovely relaxation products as well as some delicious treats. Young carers need to be recognised for what they do day and day out though out the whole of Gateshead and beyond. Join on Twitter to see

Join Our Young Carer Bounceathon!

On Saturday July 21st, young carers and their families from across Gateshead will be taking part in a sponsored bounce at Gateshead Jump Arena to raise money for the Young Carer Service at Carers Trust Tyne and Wear. We’re asking our local partners to join in by challenging Jump Arena staff at dodgeball and zorbing.