We are a charity supporting adult and young Carers, a Carer being anyone who provides unpaid support to a loved one. Carers can be of any age and may be looking after a relative including husband or wife, friend or neighbour. We work across Lincolnshire, South and North West Kent and Medway.
We provide emotional and practical support, advice, information, guidance and offer statutory carers assessments, training, events, social groups, short break respite, activities trips and more.
Our Information Booklets for carers are now available. To download a copy, see our NEWLETTER section.
To read an on-live version click on the following links: LINCOLNSHIRE : KENT & MEDWAY
How can we help?
Should you need immediate support outside of our working hours, please click here for some useful contact numbers: LINCOLNSHIRE : KENT & MEDWAY
Keep up to date with all the latest news and events at Carers FIRST
11th August: Carers First is currently recruiting for a Carer Support & Assessment Co-ordinator within our Carers HUB Gillingham Office. Please click here for further details and to apply.
10th August:Kent Equality & Human Rights Policy and Objectives is now available for consultation. Click here for more information.
5th August: Carers First is currently recruiting for a Central Services Team Co-ordinator, based in our Grantham Offices in Lincolnshire. Please click here for further details and to apply.
4th August: Carers First has an exciting oppportunity for a Training & Development Co-ordinator across our growing organisation. Please click here for further information and to apply.
29th July: Carers First is currently recruiting for two Administration Apprentices in Kent. Please click on this link for further information and to apply (closing date 25th August).
26th July: Have your say: Counsel Tax Reduction Consultation. Open 1st July- 24th August.
Click here for mroe information.
5th September: Caring Confidently. 10am-1pm. A four week course starting on the 5th September- every Monday morning. Sevenoaks Community Centre, Cramptons Road, TN14 5DN. 5th- The Caring Role, 12th- Looking After Yourself, 19th- Planning for the Future and 26th- First Aid.
Please call the Carers Hub to book your place: 0300 303 1555
29th September: Managing your budget. 11am-1pm. Medway Carers Centre, 3 Canterbury Street, Gillingham, ME7 5TP. Struggle to make ends meet? Like some help in managing your budget? Come and gain some simple tips to help you make your money go further.
7th October: Carers Tea Dance. 12pm-4:30pm. Dartford Masonic Hall, 71 West Hill, Dartford, DA1 2HJ. 12pm-2pm Information event: with local charity and company information including vintage inspired stalls. 2:30-4:30pm Carer Tea Dance: Afternoon tea including sandwiches, cakes and scones with jam & cream.
For more information please call our Carers Hub on 0300 303 1555 or see the What's On Guides in our Newsletters section.