Carers Trust Tyne & Wear Crossroads Carer Services

The Old School, Smailes Lane, Highfield, Rowlands Gill, NE39 2DB

Tel: 01207 549 780
Fax: 01207 549 794


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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.

By Bus

The Number 47 runs every 30 mins from Newcastle Eldon Square or Gateshead Metro Centre Interchange and stops directly outside our office.

By Car

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

Carers Association South Tyneside (CAST)
(0191) 4543346
Carers Centre Newcastle
(0191) 275 5060
Carers Northumberland
(01670) 320025
Durham County Carers Support
(0300) 005 1213
Gateshead Carers Association
(0191) 4900121
Hartlepool Carers Centre
(01429) 283095
North Tyneside Carers Centre
(0191) 643 2298
Sunderland Carers Centre
(0191) 549 3768
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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.

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Young Carers & Young Adult Carers

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