Parent/Carer Support in Newcastle Factsheet

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Newcastle Carers

Tel: 0191 275 5060


Newcastle Carers can work with you to help you find the information you need to care for someone and can inform you about other services to help you to look after yourself. They provide a range of services including; information, advice and guidance, drop-in information and advice sessions, Carer Cafés, carer Support groups, complementary therapy, counselling, and a chance to have your say.  They also have a dedicated young adult carer service for 18-25 year olds and offer one-to-one and group support, helping carers to understand what they are entitled to.

Barnardo’s – Newcastle Young Carers

Tel: 0191 271 4615

Supporting those who have caring responsibilities for a family member who has a serious illness or any type of disability. Engages with educational services to reduce the risk of social exclusion or underachieving.

The Relative Experience project

Tel: 0191 257 2504

This project support kinship carers  – people who are bringing up a relative’s child.  The offer a befriending service and support groups. They campaign for improved rights for kinship carers locally and nationally.


Tel: 0191 226 3440

Positive Response to Overcoming Problems of Substance misuse (PROPS) is a North East based support service for individuals, families and carers of those living with alcohol and substance misuse. PROPS provides a wide range of support services such as: one-to-one support, counselling, drug awareness training, a confidential out-of-hours helpline, volunteer support and respite breaks.