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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Carers Festival 2024

A huge thank you to all the carers and professionals that joined us for a successful Carers Festival event at Brighton’s Open Market on Wednesday 12th June 2024.

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Carers News Summer 24 edition out now

Hello and welcome to your Summer Edition of Carers News from the Carers Centre for Brighton & Hove. Coming up in this issue: Find out all about our Carers Festival and Carers Week celebration.

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Support Our Work

To support our work with carers across Brighton & Hove, please click ‘Donate Now’ and visit our Just Giving fundraising page. If you have a banking app on your device and wish to make a one-off donation, you may find it easier to donate via our page at wonderful.org

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Activities for Young Carers

The Carers Centre provides a range of activities and groups for Young Carers, including school holiday activities, creative workshops or our term-time after school 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.

Benefits for carers

This Fact Sheet gives information on benefits and allowances applicable to carers and the people who are being cared for.

Transport services

This Fact Sheet provides information on local and national transport services, particularly for people with disabilities, the elderly and carers.

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 support provided to unpaid carers by the Carers Hub.

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