Online support for unpaid carers in South Tyneside
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 South Tyneside 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
To kick-start your support from us, sign-up to our five-part email course, designed specifically to help carers like you in South Tyneside.
Establish strong foundations to your care or double-check you have the essentials in place.
Connect with other carers
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.
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 South Tyneside
If you're a carer supporting someone in South Tyneside, we’re here to help with practical and emotional support. Remember, you don’t have to wait until crisis point before asking for help - the earlier you ask, the bigger difference it can make.
South Tyneside Adult Carers Service (STACS)
Every Turn – South Tyneside
Every Turn helps anyone in South Tyneside who has experienced mental health issues to get back on their feet. They're here for adults in South Tyneside who have experienced mental health issues, and those who care and support them.
- Rediscover your self-confidence.
- Learn new skills, or rediscover old interests.
- Build a stronger social network and have more people to spend time with.
- Get back into education or training.
- Find paid or voluntary work.
Your local Alzheimers groups
- Dementia Cafe - South Shields and Jarrow
Chat to people who have been affected by dementia in a friendly and relaxed, social environment at their dementia café.
- Singing for the Brain - South Shield and Jarrow
Join them for fun vocal warm-ups and sing a wide variety of familiar and new songs in a supported environment.