Support for carers

Find out where you can get help and support for carers.

You can contact these organisations yourself without speaking to a GP first.

Staying Independent

If you are struggling with everyday tasks, then simple equipment, practical aids, new technology or small changes to your home can make the difference between living independently and needing someone to help you or it can make caring for someone easier.

See things that Staying Independent can help with
  • support and advice for unpaid carers
  • independent living
  • adapting your home
  • community transport
  • equipment and technology
  • day centres

Phone: 0300 200 1005

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

See things that Carers UK can help with
  • support and advice for unpaid carers

Carers Trust

Carers Trust works to transform the lives of unpaid carers.

It partners with its network of local carer organisations to provide funding and support, deliver innovative and evidence-based programmes and raise awareness and influence policy.

Other organisations that could help you

There are a number of other NHS services and charity groups that work in our area.