Online support for unpaid carers in Middlesbrough


If you look after someone regularly, perhaps a parent, partner, child, sibling, or neighbour or friend, we're here to support you in your caring role.

We work with Middlesbrough Council to provide a range of free online services to support you, in addition to what is already on offer.

Kick-start with our Email Course

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To kick-start your support from us, sign-up to our five-part email course, designed specifically to help carers like you in Middlesbrough.

Establish strong foundations to your care or double-check you have the essentials in place.


Connect with other carers

Community and support from other carers is at the heart of what we do. Connect with carers through our online Mobilise Community and meet other carers on our virtual cuppas.

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Speak to someone

If you struggle to find time to talk to someone about your caring role, our Carer Support Team are available from 8am to 10pm, seven-days a week.

You'll speak with another carer about the things that matter to you. 

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Mini carers-assessment

Are you thinking about having a carers assessment? But wondering what benefit it will bring?

Take three minutes to tell us some simple information and we'll follow up with an email that includes a simple checklist of things to do next. 

Support for carers in Middlesbrough

If you're a carer supporting someone in Middlesbrough, we’re here to help with practical and emotional support. Remember, you don’t have to wait until the crisis point before asking for help - the earlier you ask, the bigger difference it can make.

Middlesbrough Council

Middlesbrough Council provides family carers with a range of information and support. Local support in the area includes:

  • Covid-19 advice for unpaid carers
  • Emotional support
  • Financial support
  • Health
  • Socialising
  • Time away from caring
  • Training opportunities for carers

Get in touch with Adult Social Care

Middlesbrough Adult Social Care Access Team

Middlesbrough Council Access Team can arrange for an assessment of your needs to help you continue in your role as a carer, even if the person you care for does not receive care and support from Adult Social Care. They also help with Carer's Assessments. 

πŸ“ž Contact: 01642 726004

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We Care, You Care

We Care You Care offers help and support for all carers living across the South Tees area. They provide information, signposting, the latest news, blogs and information about campaigns. They have links to local, regional and national organisations. 

We can also find more support at:

1. Adult Carers Information and Support Service  - Carers Together
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πŸ“ž Contact: 01642 488977

2. Young Carers Information and Support Service – The Junction Foundation
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πŸ“ž Contact: 01642 756000

3. Primary Care Information and Support Service – Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind

4. Mental Health Community Outreach Service – Redcar and Cleveland Mind 
πŸ“ž Contact: 01642 296052

5. Secondary Care Hospital Liaison Service – Carers Together
πŸ“ž Contact: 01642 488977