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 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.
Adopt a tree – 25 living trees representing 25 years of caring
Thanks to all for supporting our fundraiser. All 25 trees now have a home and all money raised will be added to our Silver Anniversary Appeal to raise £25,000 in our 25th year of caring.
Completion of Kites Rise Garden
Thanks to Amey for completing our “Secret Garden” in the development of Kites Rise. Our Young Carers will have great fun in using the outdoor space.
Bag packing at Marks & Spencer Metro Centre
Thank you to all of Mecca Gateshead staff for supporting our fundraising event on Carers Rights Day 20th November 2015!