Important information! Our building on Shields Road and drop-ins in are closed until further notice.  Staff are working from home and we will be offering the best service we can during these difficult times. Our Carers Information Line is open as normal Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm. Please call 0191 275 5060 for information, advice or support.

If you care for someone who lives in Newcastle upon Tyne, the Carers Wellbeing Fund may be able to provide a small grant to help you as a carer. The fund is intended to support carers and to improve their own health and wellbeing.

The money is provided by Newcastle City Council and the Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS) and is administered by Newcastle Carers.

The fund is discretionary. This means that there is limited money available so not all applications will be successful.

Who can apply to the Carers Wellbeing Fund?

You can apply to the Carers Wellbeing Fund if you are over 18 and look after someone who is ill, disabled, has mental health problems or is misusing drugs or alcohol and who could not manage without your help, and you are not employed to do this.

For more information or to apply, download the Carers Wellbeing Fund Application Pack from the Related Documents.

 

Please read the Carers Wellbeing Fund Guidance Notes carefully as there has been some changes to the Fund. 

The Carers Wellbeing Fund may be able to provide a small grant to help you as a carer