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Carers Trust Tyne & Wear is situated 9 miles west of central Gateshead and is easily accessible by car, bus, cycle or on foot. You will find The Old School Care Centre at the top of the hill in Highfield, directly on Smailes Lane (B6315) which is 1 mile from Rowlands Gill village.
By Foot / Bicycle
Why not take the greener, healthy option and walk or cycle to our office. We have secure bicycle storage available.
The Number 47 runs every 30 mins from Newcastle Eldon Square or Gateshead Metro Centre Interchange and stops directly outside our office.
From Gateshead/Newcastle following the A692 ( via Lobley Hill and Burnopfield) or the A1/A694 (via Swalwell and Winlaton Mill) until you reach Rowlands Gill and then turn up the hill onto the B6315. The Centre car park has 10 parking bays and 2 disabled car parking bays adjacent to the accessible side entrance.
Carers Trust Network Partners
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 & 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.