Getting help

As a carer, looking after your own needs, health and wellbeing is important. Carers organisations aim to make it easier for carers to cope by providing information, support and practical help. Support available includes:

  • Befriending Services
  • Carer Support Groups
  • Training opportunities
  • Health and wellbeing courses
  • Advice on benefits and entitlements
  • A carer’s assessment

Sources of support

Good advice

Family and carer support line

Need someone to talk to? Need a friendly ear to listen to you?

If you feel isolated and alone, a friendly chat with one of our befrienders may help to brighten your day.

You may also want to find out about other help and support that is available to you.

Call our dedicated phone line on 01865 901 012 anytime one of our befrienders will call you back between 11.00am and 12.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Page last reviewed: 19 April, 2023