Young adults service

We offer residential short breaks to young people aged 18-25 with progressive, life shortening conditions.

Young adults tell us how much they value independence from their carers and the chance to spend time with peers when they come to stay with us.

We offer a purpose-built lounge, complete with a PC / gaming zone, media area, kitchen for snacks and a relaxing, chill-out space. We also have a very popular Young Adults Social Group, which offers a range of fun activities and a chance to socialise.

Find out more about our service by downloading our 'About Young Adults Service' leaflet.

We provide support for the whole family too, including brothers and sisters. If you’re a family already benefiting from our services, please visit our Family Zone.

Find out about referrals to our Children and Young Adults Service.

It was the best thing ever, opening the Young Adult’s Service. It’s nice to be with my friends again and talk to the staff, who I consider to be my friends too. The lounge is definitely tailored for my age. The décor is modern and there are lots to do with the computers and media suite. The kitchen and food are great here too so I’m really pleased to be back.

Annual assessment clinic for young adults

The new service aims to support young adults living in Newcastle and Gateshead with palliative care needs throughout and following transition from children’s services. The clinic will provide an opportunity for symptom management, signposting, goal-setting and advance care planning.

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