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South Tyneside Adult Carers Service (STACS)

South Tyneside Adult Carers Service (STACS) is a registered charity who provide support to local carers.

Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Support available
  3. Who can access the service
  4. How to access the service
  5. Contact details

Overview

South Tyneside Adult Carers Service (STACS) is a registered charity who provide support to local carers. 

The service encourages people to link with others to take some time out and share experiences. 


Support available

The service offers a range of support, including: 

  • advice and information
  • emotional support 
  • befriending 
  • advocacy 
  • carer forums
  • weekly groups  

The service has a parent carer group for local parents, including those who have a child / children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). 


Who can access the service

The service is for anyone.

This includes children and adults who looks after a family member, partner or friend who needs help and cannot cope without their support because of their:

  • illness
  • frailty
  • disability
  • mental health problem
  • addiction

How to access the service

You don't need a formal diagnosis to access the service.

The service accept self referrals, or referrals from an organisation working with you.   

Once a referral is received, they will contact you to arrange a home / office visit. 


Contact details

To speak to a support worker during office hours for information and advice please call a member of staff:

  • Dan Robinson: 07435 993 257
  • Maria Ingram: 07435 803 741
  • Monica Scott: 07714 737 249
  • Jill Purvis: 07435 802 178
  • Linda Porter: 07435 993 255
  • Elaine Thompson: 07435 800 547

Facebook: South Tyneside Adult Carers Service
Email: STACS@cgl.org.uk
Website: Change Grow Live: Adult Carers Service - South Tyneside

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