Caring for a loved one can take up a lot of your time, but it is really important that you are able to take a break from your caring role, rest, enjoy yourself and experience freedom from your family situation.
There are lots of things to do in North Tyneside.
Below are links to some of the activities that you can access locally to take a break from your caring role.
If you feel unable to step away from your caring role to take time for yourself, you may need to talk to someone who understands your situation. North Tyneside Carers’ Centre has a team of experienced and specialist staff who you can talk to.
Contact The Young Carers’ Service on (0191) 643 2298 or email them here: (CONTACT US MECHANISM)
If you have had a Young Carers' Needs Assessment, you are entitled to a Young Carers' Ease Card.
After-school programme, offering free activities to children and young people aged 8 to 13 during term time.
Connected Kids Club
After school club Mon-Thurs 3.15 – 6.00 pm term-time. For £2.00 kids can enjoy 2½ hours of fun.
Tynemouth Scouts cover a large part of North Tyneside with groups located in Tynemouth, North Shields, Meadow Well.
The Sea Cadets
At North Shields we aim to give young people an experience that will help them grow into the person they want to be