For more information about how Newcastle Carers can support you as an unpaid carer, please tell us your:
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Important information: Our building on Shields Road is closed until further notice. Staff are working from home and we will be offering the best service we can during these difficult times.
The above film shows how important it is to take time for yourself when you're a carer. Coming along to one of our support groups can be a great way to do this.
Carer Cafés are safe spaces where you can drop-in for a coffee and a chat. They are a great source of support where you can:
Carer Cafés are very friendly and welcoming, all refreshments are provided. They take place in locations across the city:
on the first Wednesday of every month, 10:30am - 12noon.
Gosforth Library, Grundy Room, Regent Farm Road, NE3 3HD - on the third Friday of every month, 10:30am - 12noon.
Outer West Customer Service Centre, Library, West Denton, NE5 2QZ - on the second Thursday of every month, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
The Angelou Centre, 17 Brighton Grove, NE4 5NS - Carer Café for female carers from Black and Minority Ethnic communities on the last Tuesday of every month, 12:30pm - 2:30pm. Please note: this group sometimes meets at other locations so please ring in advance rather than dropping-in.
For more information about each Carer Café see What's On.
See Caring for someone with mental health problems for details.
See Caring for someone with dementia for details.