Take a Look at our Autumn Newsletter

Find out what's been happening over the summer and what we're up to over the coming months Read more

Lifetime Achievement Award Recognises Nicola’s Support for People in the North East

Friend and supporter Nicola Curtin recognised for her fantastic support for people in the North East, including young carers in Gateshead. Read more

Our Amazing Sam Gets Treated Like Royalty!

Young Carer Activity Worker Sam Allport invited to royal garden party in honour of 22 years supporting children, young people and families in Gateshead. Read more

Friday Fundraising Fun

Thanks to everyone who came along to April's Friday Hub! Read more

A Great Day for Fundraising

A big thank you to everyone who supported our Friday Hub today and helped us launch our new pop-up charity shop. Read more

A Big Thank You to Our New Supporters

This year we started an exciting new fundraising partnership with a unique supporter – Digging Northumberland. Read more

Extra Support for Young Carers in Education

Meet Charlotte, newest member of the Young Carer Team thanks to a grant from the Triangle Trust 1949 Fund. Read more

Support for Carers From Under-represented Communities

A new grant from Carers Trust will help us to support male carers, LGBTQ+ carers, and carers for someone with an addiction. Read more

Help Make it a Most Wonderful Time of the Year for Young Carers!

Young Carer Service launches it's Christmas Treats Appeal Read more

Big Thank You to Hadrian Trust

Grant from Hadrian Trust helps us to provide vital breaks for unpaid carers. Read more

A Great Month for Fundraising

Supporters weathered the Pennines, ran the Great North Run and tucked into cake! Read more

What a Difference an Away-day Makes

Trustees and senior staff get out of the office and look to the future Read more

New Research into Support for Unpaid Carers During the Pandemic

Unpaid carers were the unsung heroes of the pandemic. As many support services shut down, most unpaid carers saw a huge increase in the care they needed to provide to a loved one Read more

Ultra-runners Going the Extra Mile in Carers Week to Give Young Carers an Adventure to Remember

Read about the extremes Paul Howlett and Chris Edis from the Youth Hostels Association are going to so that young carers can get a special break Read more

Young Carer Service receives Lottery funding to Mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

We are extremely pleased to share that our Young Carer Service has been awarded a grant to put on our own community Platinum Jubilee party Read more

Young Carers Action Day 2022

16th March is Young Carers Action Day. On Saturday 19th March we'll be celebrating in a big way so get your walking shoes on! Read more

Making Christmas for Young Carers a Most Wonderful Time of the Year

A huge thank you to our supporters for helping to make Christmas a bit more special. Read more

Big Thank You to Emily!!!

A massive thank you to Emily Mason of NTE Ltd for taking part in the Great North Run on our behalf Read more

Big Thank You to Johnsons for Supporting Young Carers Heading to Secondary School

Each year we try to find ways to support young carers as they make the transition from primary to secondary school. A simple but important part of this is providing a pack of useful stationary. Read more

A Big Thank You to FitMixx

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

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas for the Young Carer Service

It's a most magical time of the year! Santa's little helpers, aka the Young Carer Service, have been busy sending Christmas packs to nearly 400 children and young people. Read more

Chris Ramsey Gets Crafty with Young Carers for Children in Need

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