Every carer's story is different, yet the issues they face are often similar. Nearly half of carers struggle to balance employment with their caring role, others find it difficult to make time for their own health and wellbeing, and for many the situation can create serious financial difficulties.
Obtaining relevant information and support can itself be a challenge, but with it, carers can thrive. That is why Carers First offers several avenues for people to get the help they need either online, on the phone or in their community. We offer timely advice and work with carers to identify the best way forward, for them as individuals.
Find out more about how we help
No matter where you live, Carers First can help you find useful information through our extensive online information service. For one to one advice and support services, we are funded to support carers living in Essex, Lincolnshire, Medway, Southend-on-Sea and London Boroughs Waltham Forest, Newham, Hackney and Haringey.