A better life for carers

Our vision is that unpaid carers count and can access the help they need to live their lives.

Support Carers Trust

Support Carers Trust

Community-based support

We provide services to clients of all ages, all with very different health needs and abilities. There is no limitation regarding age, diagnosis or personal circumstance.

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Ways to Fundraise

There's plenty of ways that you or your team can support carers by fundraising on our behalf. We've got some fun ideas to get you thinking!

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Our Impact

40,555

hours of care delivered in 2018/2019 (19,450 hours funded by our contract with Gateshead Local Authority)

97%

of respondents to the annual survey said they would recommend the service to friends who needed support

95%

of Care Service clients said they had a better quality of life because of the services they receive

94%

of Young Carers feel that their worries are taken seriously by us

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There are over 7 million unpaid carers in the UK. At Carers Trust we aim to provide them with the support, advice and information necessary to assist them.

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Latest News

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    As we start moving out of lockdown, we'd like to say a massive thankyou to Katie at FitMixx for helping our young carers to stay fit at home Read more

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    Comedian Chris Ramsey entertained a slightly different crowd when he met some of our young carers for an online craft activity. Read more

  • What Next for the Young Carer Service?

    Covid-19 has had a big impact on how we’ve been able to support young carers this year. We need your help to decide what to do next. We’re contacting our young carers and their families to find out what services they think we should try to deliver while we’re still restricted by Covid-19. Read more

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