To refer an adult carer to our service, the following criteria must be met:
- The person must be an adult carer. They must provide unpaid support for a family member, friend, partner or neighbour who could not manage without their support due to an illness, disability, substance misuse or mental health.
- The person must over 18 years (If they are under 18, they may wish to seek support from our Young Carers’ Service).
- Their caring responsibilities are impacting upon their life. This may be emotionally or physically, socially or financially.
- They must live in North Tyneside or be undertaking their caring role in North Tyneside.
For further information, please contact the Adult Carers team at email@example.com or call us on (0191) 643 2298.