Membership We are enormously proud of Gateshead Carers Association, which is a membership organisation set up over 25 years ago by unpaid carers for unpaid carers and we have some exciting news to share with you! We are invigorating our Membership scheme and we would like you to join us! You can continue to access our free services as you have always done or you can sign up to become a member, feel fully involved and help us to shape the future for unpaid carers in Gateshead. Membership costs £12 per year, which is only £1 per month! Five things you’ll get from joining us: A say in our future. Support from other carers. Latest news, information, and updates. Exclusive Opportunities. Satisfaction that future generations of carers can access our support. As a Member of GCA you are entitled to: Membership Card Members Quarterly Bulletin from the CEO Voting Rights and Election of Trustees Your Right to Stand for Election as a Trustee Access to our Members Online Community Standard £12 per year Lifetime £150 one-off We offer a reduced membership rate of £5 per year for those in receipt of a state pension and full-time students. If you are in receipt of benefits, you are eligible to become a member for free. Become a member!