Do you need help to carry on caring?

We are a local charity working to improve the lives of carers, enabling them to have a life of their own and sustain their own wellbeing. We provide support, including short breaks, for both adults and children.

Short Breaks for Adults Carers
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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.

Young Carers and Young Adult Carers
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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.

Community Outreach Support
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Community Outreach Support

Caring can be difficult; however we are here to help and can offer practical support, information and advice to meet your own individual caring situation.

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“A unique short break residential facility in West Gateshead”

Kites Rise

at Carers Trust Tyne & Wear
Crossroads Carer Services

Somewhere to relax, unwind
and have a break!
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Recent News


Launch of Hidden Carers Appeal by Mayor and Mayoress of Gateshead

Young Carers, Staff, Volunteers  and Supporters welcomed the Mayor and Mayoress of Gateshead on 11 May 2016 to Carers Trust Tyne to and Wear to meet STIITCH and his knitted carer friends, and launch our new Hidden Carers Appeal. During Carers Week 6-12 June 2016 we will be hiding Stiitch and all his knitted carer

New to 2016… Short Break Caravan at Berwick Holiday Park

We are pleased to be working in partnership with Gateshead Council to offer this spacious six berth caravan, fully wheelchair accessible throughout, to people with disabilities and/or their carer’s who live in the Gateshead Borough.   For more information click on the read more icon below or call us on 01207 549 780, option 6

Annual Review 2014 – 2015

Find out about our charity by accessing our latest Annual Review 2014- 2015 below  Carers Trust Tyne & Wear Annual Review 2014 – 2015