Unpaid Carer Research - Government Spending & Cost of Living

We are working alongside the Open University to conduct research. If you are an unpaid carer in Gateshead, or if you know someone who might be one - we really want to hear from you! Read more

Becoming a Member - a message from our CEO

We want people with an unpaid caring role to be recognised, valued, supported and to have the same opportunities in life as the rest of the population. We need your help to do that. Read more

ITV News - Carers Cost of Living Spotlight

We celebrated the holiday season at our Festive Carer Café! Throughout the day we were joined by ITV Tyne Tees news who highlighted the difficulties unpaid carers are facing this winter. Read more

Carer's Rights Day 2022

On Thursday 24th November, we celebrate Carer's Rights Day. Learn about what rights unpaid carers have. Read more

Covid Vaccine Boosters for Carers

Covid-19 booster vaccinations are now available for unpaid carers. Learn more about how to get yours. Read more

Return of Writers Who Care

Could you be a Writer Who Cares? Learn about the creative writing workshops we're offering to carers! Read more

Death of Her Majesty, The Queen

Gateshead Carers are deeply saddened at the news of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Please note that our services will be unavailable on Monday 19th September 2022. Read more

Healthwatch Caregiver Survey 2022

Healthwatch Gateshead would like you to share your caring experiences with them in their latest caregiver survey. Read more

Save Money with CarerSmart

Carers can access exclusive discounts on their favourite retailers and services through CarerSmart. Read more

Scrufts 2022 Winners

Your pet photos have been judged and we have our 2022 winners! Read more

Celebrate Carers Week with Us!

Calling all carers, supporters, and volunteers! Join us in celebrating Carers Week with us at our centre in Gateshead. Read more

Family Tree Group: The Next Chapter

Equipped with new friends, skills, and discoveries: our family tree group are now ready to progress on their own journeys. Read more

Carers Active April

Throughout April join carers from across the UK in getting active! Read more

Winter Newsletter

Celebrate 2021 with us and read our latest newsletter! Read more

National Carer Survey Update

Earlier this year, unpaid carers across the nation received a survey on the impact caring has on their lives. Gateshead Council have shared the following message with unpaid carers. Read more

AGM 2021

Our Annual General Meeting took place on 19th November. Read our latest findings and watch our latest video - Everybody's Business. Read more

National Carer Survey

Have you received a survey from Gateshead Council asking about unpaid care and its impact on you? Read more

Carers Rights Day 2021

It is important that we all raise awareness of unpaid caring and the rights they have. Join us in celebrating Carers Rights Day 2021 and understand your rights. Read more

Christmas Charity Championships

We have been selected for a chance to receive a huge £5000 donation and we need your support! Read more

Zoom welcome to Kate Osborne MP

Kate Osborne MP talks to the staff team about the challenges faced by unpaid carers and the services provided by Gateshead Carers. Read more

COVID-19 Booster vaccinations for unpaid carers

A plan has been released to offer COVID-19 booster vaccines from September 2021. Read more

New Podcast - Care to Chat?

We have recently created a brand new podcast for carers and supporters. Find out all about it and more. Read more

Parliamentary Debate raises issues faced by unpaid carers

A Westminster Hall live debate took place in Parliamentary on Thursday 22nd July, attended by 22 MPs including Liz Twist MP for Blaydon, who talked about her recent visit to Gateshead Carers during Carers Week 2021. Read more