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North Tyneside Carers Centre - Young Carers Service

Service Description

We provide confidential support, advice, information, guidance and emotional support to young carers aged 5-18 living in North Tyneside, who are caring for a family member because of an illness, disability, mental health or substance misuse problem.

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.

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.

Service Details

Catchment Area:

North Tyneside

Help Available:

Advice; Advocacy; Drop-in; Family support; Information; Signposting; Support (e.g. informal help)

For Ages:

5-18years

We Work With:

One to One , Groups , Families

Opening Times:

Monday to Wednesday 10am – 4pm, Thursday 1pm – 4pm and Friday 10am – 4pm. The 4th Thursday of each month we are open late until 7pm.

We Work In These Places:

Home visit; In the community; Youth project

Contact

This service is not managed by the Anna Freud Centre unless specifically stated and you should use the below details to contact the service directly.

Telephone: (0191) 643 2298

Website: http://www.northtynesidecarers.org.uk/

Email: enquiries@ntcarers.co.uk

Address: North Tyneside Carers’ Centre, Suite 9 Saville Exchange, Howard Street, North Shields NE30 1SE

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Last Updated: 15th July 2021

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