Carers Advice

Are You a Carer?

Do you look after a relative, partner, friend or child who cannot manage without help because of illness, disability or frailty? If so, you are a carer and you can be placed on your GP’s carer register.

Please let us know by completing the online form opposite. 

Carers Trust

Carers Trust 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.

If you would like to find out more information or speak to someone please contact:

Tel: 01207 549780

Email: info@carerstrusttw.org.uk

Website: www.gatesheadcrossroads.org.uk

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org