Supporting Carers in Brighton and Hove since 1988

We provide family Carers with emotional support, advice and a well-deserved break from their caring role.

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Winter Campaign 2021-22

As we move into the colder months it’s important that we continue to support the carers already known to services and identify those who are still ‘hidden’.

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Festive Craft Activity Afternoon

Wednesday 15th December 2021

Cornerstone Community Centre, Church Road, Hove

Carers Weekly coffee and chat via Zoom

Every Wednesday

via Zoom

Portslade & Hove Carers Peer Support

Group Suspended Until Further Notice

The Railway Inn, Portslade

Queens Park Carers Peer Support

Group Suspended Until Further Notice

Cup of Joe Cafe, St. Georges Road, Kemptown

East Brighton Carers Peer Support

Group Suspended Until Further Notice

Al Campo Cafe, London Road, Brighton

Support Our Work

To support all of our work with carers across Brighton & Hove, please click ‘Donate Now’ and visit our Wonderful fundraising page.

Young carers playing around a table

Activities for Young Carers

Carers Centre provides a range of activities and groups for Young Carers, including school holiday activities, creative workshops or our term-time drop-in sessions. These activities give Young Carers the opportunity to take a break from their caring role and build up their confidence and social network with other Young Carers.

Emotional support for Young Carers

The stress factors associated with having a caring role can have a profound effect on a Young Carer’s health, social life and self-confidence. Our team of professionals at The Carers Centre look at the support needs within the whole family and aim to reduce the impact of a caring role on children.

Activities for Adult Carers

The Carers Centre provides a range of peer-support groups and workshops for Adult Carers who live in the City of Brighton & Hove. These include coffee mornings and informative events on topics such as manual handling, first aid and coping with stress.

Emotional support for Adult Carers

Many carers can find themselves understandably overwhelmed by the pressures a caring role can bring. Perhaps they struggle to enjoy a life outside of caring or are impacted physically and emotionally by the role. The Carers Centre has experienced staff who are skilled at promoting resilience and empowering carers to take back their independence.

Transport services

This Fact Sheet provides information on local and national transport services, particularly for people with disabilities and carers. With regard to Covid-19 it also recommends wearing face coverings on public transport and in other crowded and enclosed spaces relating to transport.

A List of Downloadable Fact Sheets

We produce a range of Fact Sheets which provide up to date information on many aspects of taking on a caring role

Community care

This Fact Sheet gives information on Adult Social Care (ASC) services provided to people of Brighton and Hove by the City Council and advice and support provided to carers by the Carers Hub.

Benefits for carers

There are a wide range of benefits available for both carers and those who are being cared for.

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