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    Relative Experience Kinship Carers’* Support Group Meetings

    *any friend or family member caring for a relative or friend’s child.

    If you would like meet people over coffee, chat to others who are in a similar position, share experiences - then come along.


    St Luke’s Church, Frank St Wallsend NE28 6RN

    Every 2 weeks, Fridays 10 – 12noon

    Contact: Yvonne Brown 0191 2572504


    South Shields

    Biddick Hall Children’s Centre, Galsworthy Road, South Shields NE34 9JD

    Every 2 weeks, Tuesdays 1pm – 2.30pm

    Contact: Yvonne Brown 0191 2572504



    Newcastle Carers’ Centre 135 – 139 Shields Road, Byker, Newcastle NE6 1DN

    Every 2 weeks, Tuesdays 10 – 12noon

    Contact: Yvonne Brown 0191 2572504



    Northumberland COE Academy, Josephine Butler Campus, Academy Road, Ashington NE63 9FZ

    First Thursday every month 10.30 – 12noon

    Contact: Rachel Wright 07887636861 / 01670 816111 ext 393 or Yvonne Brown 0191 2572504



    Gateshead Central Library, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead NE8 4LN

    Second Thursday every month 10 – 12noon

    Contact: Yvonne Brown 0191 2572504



    Easterside Community Hub, Broughton Avenue, Easterside, Middlesbrough TS4 3PZ

    The Kinship group meets weekly 9.30 – 10.45 (drop-in); 11am – 12.45 (Support group)

    Contact: Mari Dilsworth 07931158313