Celebrating 30 Years of Helping Carers

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

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Young Carers in Focus Exhibition

Throughout the month of March 2019, The Carers Centre for Brighton & Hove is proud to present the Young Carers in Focus photography exhibit at Brighton Railway Station. The vibrant Young Carers in Focus exhibition highlights the immense pride with which these children carry out their caring roles and showcases the impact of the work […]

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Hangleton Carers Peer Support

First Thursday of every month

Hangleton Manor, Hove

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. Each of these young people […]

Emotional support for Young Carers

Many Young Carers struggle with the demands of their education and are bullied because of their caring role. This can have a profound effect on a young person’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 […]

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. These activities empower Carers to develop resilience around their caring role, form a […]

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 have experienced staff who are skilled at promoting resilience and empowering Carers to take back their independence. We […]

Holidays & breaks

Carers may wish to take a holiday without the person they care for or the person may wish to take a holiday on his/her own. The person will need someone to help him/her or to provide him/her with care. Options may include: arranging for helpers or care staff through organisations that provide holidays employing a […]

Transport services

  There are a number of options for local and national transport services, particularly for people with disabilities. Our transport guide will give you a full list of services available, as well as advice on claiming fares in appropriate circumstances. These services include: Blue Badges Bluebird Society for the Disabled British Red Cross Carer’s Card […]

A-Z Guide for Help in the Home

The main way for a person to get some help at home is through a needs assessment carried out by the City Council’s Adult Social Care Services. Following this assessment and a financial assessment, a care package may be offered, which may include services in the home. The person needing care may be required to […]

Caring for someone while working

Caring for a person is often very difficult and care arrangements can be complex. There are a number of areas that you and your employer can explore to help you combine your caring role with employment. All employees have certain statutory rights in this regard. Employees may also have contractual rights, which may be more […]

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