Young Carers Sweet Appeal

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We have had a fantastic response to our recent ‘Sweet Treat Appeal’ and would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who very kindly donated. Special thanks to Lane Systems, Kelvin Grove Primary School, Gateshead College, Gateshead Library, The Hilton (Gateshead), Barrys Bargain Superstore (Consett), The Rotary Club, Haydock Park Racecourse Jockey Club,

Weston Charity Awards 2018

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

Carers Week 2018

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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!

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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.

Carers Café

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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

Distribution Centres – Easter Opening 2018

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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

Our First Carers Café: Thursday 1st February 2018

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We’re launching our new Carers Cafe in our hall at Carers Trust Tyne & Wear, The Old School, Smailes Lane, Highfield, Rowlands Gill, NE39 2DB. We have been busy promoting the cafe with leaflet drops and on social media. The cafe will allow local people to drop in and have a chat with neighbours and

Young Carers Awareness Day

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Thursday 25 January 2018 marks Young Carers Awareness Day. To mark the day and to help raise awareness we created a hashtag #youngcarersgateshead. Throughout the day we received many likes and tweets regarding the day; it’s clear that the issues facing Young Carers are close to many people’s hearts. One study found that young carers