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Newcastle Carers: individual and group support for young carers

Newcastle Carers is an independent charity supporting adults, children and young people who care for someone living in Newcastle upon Tyne. Our service is free, confidential and non-judgemental, helping you to find ways to make your situation easier.  This includes:

  • One-to-one information and support, groups and training, for adult and young adult carers

  • Individual and group support for young carers, and advice for their family

We are based on Shields Road in Byker, Newcastle, where we provide a range of information and support services. We work in other areas of the city too, including Gosforth, Lemington, and the West End.

Please see our website for more details or contact us at

Who to contact

0191 2755060

Where to go

Newcastle Carers
Shields Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne

Getting to us

We are located half way along shields Road in Byker.  135 - 139 Shields Road, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 1DN

Buses to/from Shields Road

Go North East A3, 1, 11, 32, 32A

Stagecoach 12, 18, 22, 39, 40, 62, 63

Byker Metro within 100 metres

Sat Nav Address 137, NE6 1DN

Parking: there is 2 hour parking on minor roads at the back of the Centre


Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm

Other Details


Referral required?
Referral Details

Newcastle Carers receives referrals from any service or organisation who has identified a young person who may be in need of a young carers assessment. Alternatively, a young person or parent/family member can also contact the service to request support.

For more information see our website.

Last updated: 16/08/2019
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