(0191) 643 2298 or enquiries@ntcarers.co.uk

North Tyneside Carers' Centre

We are an independent charity and the only generic carer support service in North Tyneside supporting both young and adult carers. Our knowledgeable team supports carers with everything from advocacy to mental health through one to one sessions and peer support groups. We also provide specialist training and information sessions created by us to help make life easier for you and the person you care for.

Information for Adult Carers

Our Adult Carers Support service can help adult carers minimise the impact of caring on their lives by providing individually tailored advice, information, support and groups so they can meet other carers and share experiences.

Information for Young Carers

We provide young carers with practical and emotional support, activities for them to have fun and take a break from caring, opportunities to share their thoughts and influence positive changes for young carers.

Information for Professionals

If you work for an organisation that provides a service for carers or wish to learn about carers issues, you will find a range of useful information and resources in this section. You can also use this section to make a referral.

Useful Resources
for Carers

In this section you will find a range of information about carers’ rights and links to services, activities and resources which can help enhance carers wellbeing and increase their knowledge and skills.

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Communicating with Confidence
Tuesday 22nd September, 10am – 11.30am.

We are running a free session to help carers to feel more in control of their situation when communicating with professionals or other people involved in the caring process.

In this invaluable free session we’ll cover what Being Assertive means and how you can adopt it into your life in a way that enables you to say what you think, need, feel or want in a way that is confident and clear whilst respecting the feelings and needs of the other person you are communicating with

This session will be delivered virtually online. If you would like to participate in this session, please get in touch by e-mailing anna.dorward@ntcarers.co.uk or call the Centre on 0191 6432298.

For further support on getting online or to help you feel more comfortable about using digital technology please visit: https://www.northtynesidecarers.org.uk/getting-online/