The Carers Centre offers different kinds of services working with and supporting young and adult carers in the city.
Often people don’t see themselves as ‘carers’, considering that they are only doing what anyone else would do to look after a family member, partner or friend who needs them. However, if you provide unpaid help to someone because they have: a physical disability a learning disability a mental health problem substance misuse issues or [...]
The Carers Centre has a specialist team of trained and experienced Support & Outreach Workers who can provide a range of support options to young carers and their families. To donate to the Carers Centre, please click on the button below:
Our Adult Carers team provides information, support and advocacy to adults who look after someone else, unpaid. They might be caring for a parent, partner or friend with physical or mental health needs. Alternatively it may be that the person they care for has a substance misuse problem and needs to be supported on an occasional [...]
Carers often don’t recognise the label ‘carer‘ ; we primarily define ourselves in terms of the relationships we have, for example the partner or child of a person with an illness or disability. Think carer when you come into contact with someone with an illness or disability. Ask if there is someone helping to look after them. [...]
In return you will receive one to one support, guidance and training. We will also reimburse you for your time and for any travel expenses you incur. As a Carer Expert you can decide: How much time you can commit Exactly what type of consultation you want to be involved in What topics are of [...]