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.
Carers Week Events 8 June – 14 June 2015 “Help us build Carer Friendly Communities!”
Carers Week is an annual campaign to celebrate and recognise the UKs 7 Million carers who look after an ill frail or disabled family member or friend. We pledge to reach out to hidden carers and raise awareness of carers needs through our carer friendly community events and activities. We will be adding news about
Young Carers Conference 9th April 2015 – Bringing Service Together for Young Carers & Their Families
98 staff, professionals in social care & health, representatives from the voluntary from across the region and young carers attended the conference at the DrydenCentre. The STRATEGY event was structured around four key themes of the Carers Strategy; Second National Action plan 2014 – 2016. The event was opened by David Bunce Strategic Director for
Carers Trust Tyne and Wear Crossroads Carer Services is the new name for Crossroads Care Gateshead.
Pauline Steele, Chief Executive Officer said, “We are an independent local charity providing services to both adults and children. We are not changing what we do – we will still have the same quality Crossroads carer services delivered by our committed Crossroads staff. We are however, changing the way we look. This rebrand will define