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

World Mental Health Day

This year World Mental Health day will take place on Monday 10th October. The Gateshead event will take place at Gateshead Leisure Centre. The day starts at 10.30 and will end at 2.30. During the day a buffet will be provided and numerous activities including Mindfulness, Tai chi, Zumba, Badminton, Table tennis, Yoga and soft play


Care for Carers with Britain’s Best Breakfast 10-26 October 2016

By holding a Britain’s Best Breakfast event, you can help raise awareness and much needed funds for us! So whether it’s at home, at school or in the office, we want you to invite your family friends or colleagues to a breakfast between 10th -16th October 2016. Perhaps you could get some coffee and croissants

Introducing our new eNewsletter

We’re pleased to announce that we have launched our brand new eNewsletter. We hope you like it and over the coming months we will be highlighting new developments here at Carers Trust Tyne & Wear. So why not sign up and keep in touch with what is going on? Don’t forget you can access information