Local support information for Families, Carers and People affected by MND

All information correct as of 16/06/2020.

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MND Association – North East

David Whalley – Area Support Coordinator

T: 01604800613

M: 07966396094

E: david.whalley@mndassociation.org

Monthly Carer sessions held via Zoom. Please contact David for joining details.

MND Association Tyne and Wear Branch:

Contact: Marian Dent, marian@mnd-tyneandwear.org.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/tynewearbranch

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MNDTyneAndWear

MND Association Northumberland Group:

Contact: David Whalley, ASC, David.whalley@mndassociation.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/866736906753779/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mnd_NlandGroup

MND Association Durham and Darlington Group:

Contact: Geoff and Wendy Sheldon, geoffsheldon6899@aol.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mnddurham/

Carer Support via Local Authority Area


Carers Northumberland – advice and support for carers in Northumberland

T: 01670 320025

E: info@carersnorthumberland.org.uk

W: www.carersnorthumberland.org.uk

Northumberland County Council – information around Carers Assessments


Young Carers Support Directory (Northumberland)



Newcastle Carers – Advice, Support and Guidance for carers in Newcastle

T: 01912755060

SMS: 07874100043

E: info@newcastlecarers.org.uk

W: www.newcastlecarers.org.uk

Newcastle City Council – Advice and support around Carers Assessments


Young Carers – Support for Young Carers in Newcastle


Health and Wellbeing


North Tyneside

North Tyneside Carers Centre – Advice, Support and Guidance for carers in North Tyneside

T: 01916432298

E: enquiries@ntcarers.org.uk

W: www.ntcarers.org.uk

North Tyneside Council


SIGN North Tyneside – Information on adult health and wellbeing services


South Tyneside

South Tyneside Adult Carers Service (STACS)

T: 01914061531

E: STACS@cgl.org.uk

W: www.changegrowlive.org/adult-carers-service-south-tyneside/info

South Tyneside Young Carers

T: 01914272795

Mobile: 07387109388

E: levi@styoungcarers.org.uk

W: www.styoungcarers.org.uk


Gateshead Carers – Support, Advice and Guidance for carers in Gateshead

T: 01914900121

E: enquiries@gatesheadcarers.com

W: www.gatesheadcarers.com

Young Carers – Support and advice for Young Carers in Gateshead

T: 01207549780

E: info@carerstrusttw.org.uk

W: www.carerstrusttw.org.uk

Gateshead Council


County Durham

Durham County Carers Support – Support, Advice and Guidance for carers in Durham and Darlington

T (Durham): 03000051213

T (Darlington): 03000301215

W: www.dccarers.org/

The Bridge Young Carers Service – Support for Young Carers in County Durham

T: 01913832520

E: durhamyoungcarer@family-action.org.uk

W: www.family-action.org.uk/what-we-do/children-families/young-carers/

Darlington Young Carers

T: 01325483038

E: info@humankindcharity.org.uk

NHS – Motor Neurone Disease Care Centres

Newcastle Care Centre
Office Block 6, Peacock Hall
Royal Victoria Infirmary
Queen Victoria Road
Newcastle upon Tyne

T: 01912823693

W: https://www.mndassociation.org/support-and-information/our-services/care-centres/newcastle/

Middlesbrough Care Centre
Murray Building
The James Cook University Hospital

T: 01642854138

W: https://www.mndassociation.org/support-and-information/our-services/care-centres/middlesbrough/



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