News, Success stories, Young Carers

My Next Chapter – Erin’s Story

It feels like forever for young carer Erin since she was first introduced to North Tyneside Carers’ Centre aged 15 via a referral from the family’s social worker. After the tragic passing of her dad and Erin’s mum’s diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder, anxiety and depression; the family’s social worker

Coronavirus Bullying in the Workplace: What Do I Do?

Reports in the media are showing that worryingly, workplace bullying is on the rise due to coronavirus fears. It’s not just rumours about people bringing Covid-19 into the workplace, which is causing unease, people are increasingly feeling humiliated by others for following the proper protocols during the outbreak. We spoke

Coronavirus Self Isolation Payments

The government is providing funding for a new Test and Trace Support Payment scheme for people on low incomes who are unable to work while they are self-isolating and are financially impacted because they cannot work from home. The scheme will run until 31 January 2021. Individuals who are required

Coronavirus FAQs: What can/can’t I do?

Blog post updated 02/10/20 We understand carers and their families might be feeling confused about what they can/can’t do right now as the North East is under “local lockdown” measures to limit the spread of coronavirus. From Wednesday 30th September, regulations banned the following: Households must not mix with people