Carers Trust

This record is classed under Carers groups, Support services.

Service Provider NameCarers Trust
ServiceCarers Trust is the UK`s largest charity for carers.
Address332-36 Loman Street
TownLondon
Post CodeSE1 0EH
Where do they provide service from?Address as above and local Network Partners nationwide
TelephoneTo find your nearest Network Partner, call 0300 772 9600 or visit Carers.org
Emailinfo@carers.org
Websitehttp://www.carers.org/
Contact positionReception
Area coveredNationwide
Who is the service for?Carers. A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support.
Referral routePlease call direct
Specific ethnic group?No
Summary of servicesCarers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers. We work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.With locally based Network Partners we are able to support carers in their homes through the provision of replacement care, and in the community with information, advice, emotional support, practical help and access to breaks. We offer specialist services for carers of people of all ages and conditions and a range of tailored support and activities.
You can find your nearest Carers Trust Network Partner by using our ‘Find local care and carer services’ facility at Carers.org (any time) or calling 0300 772 9600 (Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm).
When are the services run?Varies between Network Partners
Time detailsVaries between Network Partners
RemitThe services offered by each Network Partner varies but can include the following. Emotional and practical support for carers including providing care in the home to enable carers to take a break. Carers emergency services, offering help in a crisis. Outreach work in GP surgeries, hospital wards and schools to reach carers who haven`t come forward for support. Information and advice on issues such as benefits, grants and other help available. Giving carers a voice so that they are listened to by local decision makers. Helping carers to share experiences though group support and social activities. Access to education, training and employment. Supporting young carers through preventative, whole-family work and clubs, activities and mentoring in schools.
Chargeable service?Varies between Network Partners
Cost of serviceVaries between Network Partners
Means testedNot applicable
Total capacity of serviceNot applicable
Transport ProvidedVaries between Network Partners
CQC RegisteredNot applicable
Sandwell Approved ListNot applicable
Location
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