"My son Toby is autistic and I never thought of myself as a carer, I am his mum."

This week is Carers Week and the theme is making caring visible and valued.

Read Carla's story to find out why we need your support.


Carers Week 2021

Carers First is committed to making carers visible and valued this Carers Week.

Carers Week is an annual awareness campaign that celebrates and recognises the vital contribution of the UK’s unpaid carers – supporting family members and friends who are older, have a disability, mental or physical illness or need extra help as they grow older.

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Celebrating our Volunteers this Volunteers' Week

At the beginning of June, Carers First celebrated Volunteers' Week, a chance to recognise the fantastic contribution volunteers make to our communities and say thank you.

At Carers First, our volunteers are instrumental in helping deliver support and guidance to carers, as well as providing skills and expertise in other areas too. 

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