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About us

Carers First works directly with, and for carers, providing personalised information and tailored support in the way that suits them, helping them find balance, and to live their lives to the fullest - today, and for years to come.

By carers for carers

Carers First was established in Tonbridge in 1991, by carers who wanted to help others in a similar situation. Today, Carers First works with over 39,000 unpaid carers, providing practical information and support; making it easier for them to continue living their lives to the fullest.

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Working for us

When you join Carers First, you join a vibrant, inclusive, and supportive team who all have a shared interest in supporting unpaid carers to continue living their lives to the fullest, across the country.

Carers First ISO 9001 Cerficiate 8289Carers First maintains a Quality Management System designed to meet the requirements of ISO 9001:2015. 

We were first accredited in 2016 and we take part in an annual independent certification process to assess Carers First against the required standards, ensuring that a high level of quality assurance is consistently achieved.



Carers First ISO 9001 Cerficiate 8289

Annual Cyber Essentials Plus Accreditation 

Carers First maintains an annual Cyber Essentials Plus Accreditation which is an effective, Government backed scheme that helps us to protect against a whole range of the most common cyber-attacks.



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