Find the support you need.

This site has been designed by North Tyneside Carers’ Centre in consultation with young carers. It is a space dedicated to young carers, providing information about caring and the issues that may affect young carers. It links to helpful services and activities. If you are a young carer, a family member of a young carer or a professional who is working with a young carer, this site can help you find useful information. Click on the section below that applies to you and we hope that you find what you are looking for. 

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Do you think you might be a young carer?

If you are not sure if you are a young carer, there is a lot of information on this site that can help you.

Alternatively you can call the Young Carers’ Service on 0191 643 2298 to have a confidential, supportive conversation. They can help you get any support you need.

Everything in One Place

What’s on for young carers?

The National Association for Children of Alcoholics

Providing information, advice and support for everyone affected by a parent’s drinking


If you are caring for someone with mental health issues, you can also find good information on MIND’s website

Active North Tyneside

Active North Tyneside will help you get active and feel the benefits of living a longer and healthier life.

Mental Health

Feeling Alone? 

Help with education

Find Activities


Find out what’s available

Apply here

How can we help?

North Tyneside Carers Center

What we do


Useful Resources for Professionals

Be the best at what you do

Starting a conversation about care with a parent or carer

Adults with mental health care and support needs

Adults with care and support needs

Young Carers' Rights

Is Your Child a Young Carer?

When a Caring Role Gets Too Big

whats on?

Parents of young carers.

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