Kites Rise at Carers Trust Tyne and Wear
Crossroads Carer Services

Somewhere to relax and unwind and have a break!

“A unique short break residential facility in the heart of the Derwent Valley (Red Kite Country) in west Gateshead.”

Inspired by carers and young carers to compliment and add value to our range of services for carers and their families. Kites Rise is available for either day time or residential use and is also available for private hire subject to availability.

Kite Rise is a large residential property situated within the grounds of Carers Trust Tyne and Wear and sits on an elevated position directly behind The Old School Care Centre. It is uniquely designed to create a  stunning holiday/city break feel and a caring place to stay. Take a tour round Kites Rise by clicking on our photos opposite and see for yourself what fabulous facilities we have on offer!

For service users: Since  2014 Kites Rise has been used by young carers and young adult carers for short breaks.  In addition, Kites Rise offers short breaks for young adults with learning disabilities (18-30 years)  through our regulated care service service and can accommodate up to 4 young adults in separate rooms. Download our Kites Rise service leaflet here ct_kites-rise-flyer_digital

For individuals and families: Kites Rise is great place to chill out with your friends and family or to come together for a celebration event. This property can sleep up to 12 people across 5 individually themed contemporary bedrooms as follows: London – 2 beds; Rome – 1 bed; Route 66 – 2 beds; Paris 4 -beds; Jubilee-2 beds (+ 1). It’s even on TV! – for over 4years the exterior of Kites Rise has been featured in the BAFTA award winning children’s drama series The Dumping Ground shown on children’s BBC TV.

For companies/organisations and community groups: Kites Rise is a great place to hire for breaks away for your employees or service users or for hosting a corporate/community event or unique setting for training and development days – on either a residential or daytime basis.

Why not Sponsor a room in Kites Rise as part of your social responsibility and charitable giving?……  We can work in partnership with you and offer use of Kites Rise in return for your support. All income generated from Kites Rise is reinvested in our charity, so hiring Kites Rise is a great way to support us, so we can carry on caring. Please contact us for further information or better still come and see for yourself what is on offer and we can design a package suitable for your needs.

For prices and availability please enquire at  Click here for more information about Kites Rise.

Kites Rise……..a special destination created by Carers Trust Tyne and Wear in partnership with community groups, volunteers, local and national companies.