We believe that no carer should feel alone, and that it is vital all unpaid carers feel supported in their caring role, or feel supported to stop providing care, if that's what they choose.

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Facts and figures

Our facts and figures on caring show just how much carers mean to us and why we provide the services we do.

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Appeals & Fundraisers

There is always something going on with Gateshead Carers. We use appeals as a structured way of raising funds towards specific support for the unpaid carers of Gateshead.

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Our impact

235

Wellbeing activity group sessions held in 2019

£3,000,000+

Benefits achieved for our carers in 2019

2409

Carers accessed our 1-2-1 personalised support in 2019

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Latest news

  • Applications Open: Patient and Citizen Leadership Programme (Virtual)

    A programme for people and patients who have stepped forwards to gift their time, insights and experience to work alongside clinicians and managers to achieve better outcomes for people receiving services. Read more

  • Signal Lifemapping with Carers

    Gateshead Carers has teamed up with an international organisation called Signal in a 12 month pilot project, working with carers to enable them to assess where they need most support and to develop a personalised Lifemap giving a clear representation of what is going well and areas for improvement. Read more

  • New Covid-19 restrictions in force for the North East

    Gateshead's residents are facing new measures as part of a combined North East effort to help fight COVID-19. Read more

Latest events

  • Genealogy Group: Getting to know You

    Ever wondered about how your lineage and where your family came from? We can help you discover your family's past and get your family tree journey started. Read more

  • Men's Social Group

    A monthly catch up for male carers. Enjoy a cuppa with us as we talk about what's been happening in the last month. Read more

  • Walking Group

    Take little step together towards a healthier life while taking in some incredible local views. Read more