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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Carers Week activities: What Carers Trust Tyne & Wear  have been up to for Carers Week 2017!

Please support our charitable fundraising during Carers Week so we can carry on caring! You can donate on line or text STCH16 £5 (or more!) to 70070 and make a difference today! Following on from the success of our 2016 Carers Week Stiitch Appeal we invited all our avid knitters to “Get Knitting”again for Stiitch

Young Carers Walk to Work

During carers week 2017, the Young Carers Team will be walking to work to raise much needed funds to help pay for some summer fun for our 700 young carers. Staff will be walking from all over Gateshead (and Wallsend!) to raise money to fund our summer activities. Being a young carer can be very

Kites Rise

If you would like to host an event for carers, run a training session for colleagues, or simply need somewhere to relax with friends, why not consider using our unique self-catering accommodation at Kites Rise. There are some fabulous photos under Kites Rise, so why not take a tour or better still come and see