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Carers Week is an annual campaign that raises awareness of caring, highlights the challenges unpaid carers face, and recognises the contribution they make to their families and communities across the
Join us for an epic Hadrian's Wall Challenge as part of Carers Week 2021. If you've always wanted to walk the Wall, while supporting a great local cause, then this is the challenge for you! We will be
Hello! We would like to invite you to the launch event for Writers Who Care, an anthology written by us, a group of unpaid carers living in the North East. This event is taking place during Carers
Join us as we come together to celebrate Carers Week with a session full of laughs, crafts, and quizzes! 10:30 - 11:30 | Emma's Creative Paper Mache Crafts! 10:30 - 11:30 | Carol's Bottle Painting 11

Someone to have a chat with over a cup of tea, help you get to an appointment or run an errand, or just be there to listen to lend a friendly ear.

We are looking for volunteers to help us build and maintain relationships with groups of unpaid carers across Gateshead. Our Carer Cafes are where carers can attend to chat and receive information and

Until our lunch clubs and men's groups reopen, we're delivering two course, freshly cooked lunches in our local community every weekday!

Our lunch clubs and men's groups restart week commencing 17th May, however due to the popularity of our two-course meals, we will be continue to dedicate Mondays and Fridays to hot meal deliveries in our local area until further notice. 

  • £6 for two delicious courses 
  • Freshly cooked each day
  • 5 star food hygiene rating from Gateshead Council
  • Delivered hot to your door, ready to eat
  • Free delivery
  • Fully Covid-safe kitchen and delivery service

Areas covered

Gateshead Town Centre  and 6 more

Happy to Help are providing reassuring support to hundreds of older people and people with disabilities in their own homes across Gateshead.

The community home help team, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, provides weekly or twice-weekly visits to look after the domestic tasks such as:-

  • Cleaning
  • Shopping
  • Prescription collection
  • Pension collection
  • Bill paying

Each customer chooses the tasks they’d like help with, leaving them in full control over their home care support package, with the freedom to change the tasks as and when they want to.

Easing the

Areas covered

Healthwatch Gateshead


Children and young people’s health services

Silverline Memories, provides “places to go and things to do” for people living with Dementia in Newcastle & Gateshead. 

Full details are available at: 


The following activities and services have been moved online. 

Online Forum

We have introduced an online forum which you can find at  When you visit the page, you will be asked to register your details. This will allow you to leave posts and to comment on each other’s posts as a way to keep in touch. 

Full details are available at: https:/