News: Putting carers on the map – Carers week 2024

What is in your area for carers OR children / young people with SEND –  7/6/24

At our carers week 2024 afternoon event we asked attendees to mark on a map where they lived then write on back what is available in that area. Below are the results. The result will also be shared with SENDEIC (Short Breaks at the LA)

Newton Aycliffe

  • Learning a new way CIC
  • Perimenopause group


  • Gold strokes
  • Michelle DCC
  • Sensory Worx
  • The Sensory place
  • Rainbows sensory space.
  • Family hubs
  • Playdates
  • Comets pan disability football
  • All stars cricket
  • Adventure access
  • Starz drama and gymnastics
  • Local football teams
  • Durham County Carers
  • In the deep end – Sunderland based but do offer sessions at Seaview School. Offer 1:1 autism swims.
  • Andy’s man club- Murton


  • Nothing in my village so have to travel to Durham


  • Durham County Carers – phone support
  • Lauren avenue community hub- Chill kidz
  • MCT conference
  • Travel to Spennymoor for swimming on a Sunday
  • Waves
  • Integrating Children
  • Cheesy waffles
  • Tin arts
  • MCT
  • Carers
  • Mencap
  • Gateway Wheelers
  • Lion Mouth rural centre.


  • Durham thrive move hub at Arnison Centre – They have mechanically aided machine in gym for older generation. Post op hip/ knee replacement. Affordable and friendly.


  • Durham county carers generic drop in sessions.


  • Durham county carers generic drop in sessions.


  • No idea what is available in my area.


  • N/a


  • Nothing in my village- travel to Durham

New Brancepeth

  • Little treasures at Ushaw moor
  • Carside youth group


  • Nothing in local area

Sherburn Village

  • Family hubs
  • Durham Youth
  • Sherburn community centre- Drama class


  • Smile pavilion – Sports activities for SEND 8-18 0191 5869957
  • Little treasures
  • Future plans to open centre inc autism at Wheatley Hill
  • Peace of mind- CAMHS Winchester House


Posted on: 11th June 2024