Information about specific care needs
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Information about specific care needs

If you are looking for information relating to specific care needs, useful links to organisations and websites can be found here. However, reasons for caring are varied and unique and it is impossible to include an exhaustive list of services on this site. If there is something that you need support and information on that is not here, please contact The Young Carers’ Service on (0191) 643 2298 or email them here: (CONTACT US MECHANISM)


Age UK

The UK's largest charity for older people with a North Tyneside specific branch.

LD North East

North Tyneside charity for people with lived experience of learning disabilities, learning difficulties and autism.

Family Gateway programme

North Tyneside organisation supporting families with complex lives.


Support for people with cancer.

We are with you

Information for people worried about their own or someone else's drinking or drug use, or their mental health.


Organisation providing information about substance misuse and identifying support for families.

The National Association for Children of Alcoholics

Useful information for families where substance misuse is present.


Useful information about mental health.

NHS A-Z of health

NHS A-Z database of health conditions.