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Carers come from all walks of life, all cultures, and can be of any age. Many feel that they are just doing what anyone else would do in the same situation. Without the right support, caring can affect your own health and wellbeing.

Carers often look after someone who has:

  • a physical illness
  • a long-term disability.
  • mental health problems
  • learning disabilities/difficulties
  • dementia
  • alcohol or substance misuse

Carers also take on a variety of responsibilities such as:

  • practical household tasks - such as shopping, cooking, cleaning, and financial management.
  • person

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Foundation 4 Work, delivered by the Foundations Furniture charity, offers work experience opportunities in a warehouse and retail setting where unemployed Gateshead residents can gain many of the employability skills that employers are looking for.

In addition, we have free one-to-one support to give you everything you need write a winning CV and application form, search for jobs online, attend interviews with confidence or become self-employed.

We believe personalised journeys are the most effective and rewarding therefore each programme is designed and delivered around your unique

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For more than six decades Citizens Advice Gateshead have helped thousands of people to move forward at times of upheaval and uncertainty.  Although, over time, some of the challenges people face are

For more than six decades Citizens Advice Gateshead have helped thousands of people to move forward at times of upheaval and uncertainty.  Although, over time, some of the challenges people face are

For more than six decades Citizens Advice Gateshead have helped thousands of people to move forward at times of upheaval and uncertainty.  Although, over time, some of the challenges people face are

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Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group have produced a health resource guide for patients and members of the public.

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Walking with the wounded have produced a web page with advice on a wide range of subjects including:

Citizens Advice Gateshead’s local drop-in services are closed however please their digital and telephone advice services which are fully operational.

If you live or work in Gateshead …

You can get in touch by email and one of our local advisers will get back to you. Click here to get in touch by email.

Or call our local Adviceline on 0300 3309 035.

If you live or work outside of the Gateshead area please call the national Citizens Advice Adviceline on 03444 111 444

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We are committed to the safety of our communities throughout Tyne and Wear.