If you spend time looking after someone who depends on you because of physical or mental illness, disability, frailty or substance misuse, then Carers Northumberland is here to support you.

Carers Northumberland can help you look after your own needs so that you stay fit, healthy and better able to carry on caring. We encourage you to enjoy time for yourself too. We can also offer you:

  • Someone to listen to you when you need to talk.
  • Individual and group support.
  • Locally based staff who can meet with you personally.
  • Events in your area, e.g. relaxation days, learn new skills.
  • Access to money to help you do something away from  caring.
  • Peace of mind from the Carers Emergency Card Scheme.
  • Support when your caring role changes.
  • Information service, offering advice and information on caring issues.

Latest News

  • *New* Carers Digital Resource

    • Tuesday, 16th June 2020

    We’ve teamed up with Carers UK to give carers in Northumberland access to a wide range of digital tools and essential resources that may help make their caring situation easier. The Digital Resource for Carers includes e-Learning modules, factsheets, interactive guides, personalised support, and in...

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  • Carers Week 2020

    • Thursday, 4th June 2020

    The theme for this years Carers Week is “Making Caring Visible” Caring can be a hugely rewarding experience but carers often find it challenging to take care of their own wellbeing whilst caring, and find that their contribution to society is not recognised and celebrated. Its impact on all as...

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  • Get coronavirus support as an extremely vulnerable person

    • Tuesday, 24th March 2020

    For those most at risk: Register if you have a medical condition that makes you extremely vulnerable to coronavirus. For example, you’ll be able to ask for help getting deliveries of essential supplies like food. If you’re not sure whether your medical condition makes you extremely vulnerable, reg...

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  • Important Information from Carers Northumberland regarding Coronavirus COVID-19

    • Friday, 13th March 2020

    Carers Northumberland have taken the decision to cancel all our support groups and events until further notice.  This includes our regular monthly peer support groups and the Money Matters information sessions which are scheduled throughout March and early April.  We are also unable to offer any...

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