About Us Our Impact Our impact We believe that no carer should feel alone, and it is vital that all unpaid carers feel supported in their caring role, or feels supported to stop providing care if that's what they choose. Below are some statistics to show you the impact we have made. In 2021 we provided some fantastic support to the carers of Gateshead including; £60,350 Benefits achieved for carers. £133,600 funding provided for carers through our Carer Wellbeing Fund. £13,335 Grant funding achieved for carers. 2046 Pieces of individual support work carried out. 1385 Carers accessed 1-2-1 confidential support. 583 Carers accessed support for the first time. 163 Wellbeing activity group sessions held. 19 BAME language communities supported. Our Impact on the lives of carers After coming to us, carers reported... Their mental health improved by 44% They felt 44% more self-confident They are 41% more able to cope with the demands of their caring role They felt 28% less socially isolated Read our full report in our 2021 Annual Report.