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Peer Support Groups

You can often feel isolated as a result of your caring role and we understand how important it is to have access to emotional support and someone to talk to. We therefore deliver regular peer support groups across the borough of North Tyneside to allow you the opportunity to:

Because we understand how difficult it can be to access support for the first time, you will be greeted by a worker or volunteer who will make you feel welcome, offer you refreshments and introduce you to other carers. If you are unable to leave the person you care for to attend any of our groups, please contact the Centre and we will discuss the options available to you.

Our Support Groups

For all Carers: 

Our general support groups are open to carers from all backgrounds. They take place at the following venues:

New Prospects, 38 South Parade, Whitley Bay on the second Thursday of every month, between 10:30am - 12:00pm.

Parkside House, Elton Street East, Wallsend on the third Friday of every month, between 10:30am - 12:00pm.  

North Tyneside Carers' Centre on the first Friday and third Tuesday of every month, between 10:30am - 12:00pm. 

For Male Carers:

Our Men's Group meets at various locations across North Tyneside.  Details of the next activity will be announced in our next newsletter, due out in September 2018.

Dementia Support:

White Swan Centre, Killingworth - A support group for carers of someone with Dementia is held at the on the second Tuesday of every month, between 10:30am - 12:00pm (Room 12).

Early Onset Dementia

Whitley Bay Comrades Club, 14 The LinksA support group for carers of someone with Early Onset Dementia is held on the last Tuesday of every month, between 1:30pm - 3:00pm.

Autism Support 

North Tyneside Carers' Centre - Our support group for carers of someone with Autism is held on the third Thursday of every month, between 6:15 - 8:15pm.    

Out and About

Out and About is our monthly meeting group which aims to give carers the chance to get together and socialise, share experiences and support each other in a relaxed environment.  The group visits various venues across the region.

For information about Out and About group events, please contact Jacqui at the Centre. Booking is essential.  

Please see the calendar below for upcoming peer support groups and other events at the Centre. 

Text Reminder Service

If you would like to be reminded when and where the next peer support group is being held, please contact the Carers’ Centre with your mobile number and we will include you in this free service. Your mobile number will be confidential and will not be passed on to anyone else or used for any other purpose. 

If you would like to find out more about any of our peer support groups, please contact the Centre on:

(0191) 643 2298. 

    If someone depends on you, you can depend on us.


Upcoming Events

August 2018
Event on: 02/08/2018
Event begins at: 1:00pm and ends at: 3:00pm
Internet Safety
Find out about how to spot online scams, and discover how much information we 'give away' online. If you are new to the internet or just want to be a bit more confident this course is for you. Booking is essential.
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Event on: 06/08/2018
Event begins at: 1:00pm and ends at: 3:30pm
Understanding Stroke
Aimed at carers of people who have had a stroke. To book your place please contact the centre on 0191 643 2298 For more information please click the view this event button below
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Event on: 10/08/2018
Event begins at: 10:00am and ends at: 12:00pm
First Aid
How would you cope in an emergency? This course gives carers the knowledge, skills and confidence to cope with the most common first aid emergencies in the home. CPR, chokes, bleeding, burns, stroke etc. To book you place please call the Centre on 0191 643 2298
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Event on: 20/08/2018
Event begins at: 10:00am and ends at: 11:00am
Dementia Freinds
This course is open to anyone who would like to know more about dementia To book your place please contact the centre on 0191 643 2298
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Event on: 30/08/2018
Event begins at: 10:00am and ends at: 3:00pm
Tech Day
Do you have a laptop, tablet , mobile phone or other electronic gadget that you’re not sure you are using to it’s full potential? Why not book an hour’s personal tuition with Suzy our training officer who can show you the ropes.
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Event on: 31/08/2018
Event begins at: 12:30 and ends at: 2:30
Out & About group
Rising Sun Country Park - Summer Stroll!
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