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

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Now recruiting thespians aged 6-17 to be part of our all singing all dancing drama school starting back Friday the 15th September @ The Old School, Highfield. If you want your child to enjoy themselves, have some fun and along the way learn skills for acting, singing and dancing which help build your child’s everyday

Thank you to Lane Systems!!

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On Friday 16 July, Lane Systems Ltd travelled around the Newcastle/Gateshead and Stockton area, bringing cakes to their clients in exchange for donations for Carers Trust Tyne & Wear. They Successfully raised ÂŁ500!! Hear what Lane Systems have to say below: “After the huge success of last years cake van we decided it was only

Young Carers Walk to Work

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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