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
26th July: Have your say: Counsel Tax Reduction Consultation. Open 1st July- 24th August.
Click here for mroe information.
7thJuly:On the 13th July there will be an open meeting at the Opera House Wetherspoons Pub from 2pm. This meeting is an opportunity for taxis and licenced vehicles for hire service users to share the importance and need for wheelchair friendly taxi hire. For more information please call Michael Coggell from Tunbridge Wells ACCESS Group- 01892 822705
17th June: Carers FIRST is currently recruiting for two Carer Support & Assessment Co-ordinators in Eastern Lincolnshire and two Admin Assistants in Grantham. Please click here for further information.
22nd April: Carers FIRST is awarded the contract to deliver Carer services in Lincolnshire. Read more....
28th July: Relaxation for Carers. 11am-1pm. Medway Carers Centre, 3 Canterbruy Street, Gillingham, ME7 5TP. Opportunities to relax, come and enjoy an Indian head massage and/or reflexology and a good cup of tea or coffee.
30th July: Have a ball at the Queen’s tea dance.3pm- 6pm Residents are invited to dance the afternoon away at a Royal Tea Dance in celebration of the Queen's 90th Birthday. Tickets from £5. Click here for more information.
4th August: Carers Cuppa. 7-9pm. Ellenor, Coldharbour Road, Gravesend, DA11 7HQ
8th August: Autistic Spectrum Condtition Support Grouop: 7:30-9:30pm. The Judd Suite, Angel Centre, Tonbridge TN9 1SF. Peer support evening, please bring along helpful information, we will also look at Carers Star assessments.
For more information please call our Carers Hub on 0300 303 1555 or see the What's On Guides in our Newsletters section.