Welcome to Carers FIRST Essex

It is estimated there are over 145,000 people in Essex providing care for a relative or friend. Carers do an amazing job, and have the right to be supported. You do not have to wait until you are struggling or there is a crisis before you ask for support. The earlier you get help, the more difference it can make.  

  Find out what support we provide in Essex by visiting our Services pages or contact us to talk about your caring situation.



Anglian Water Priority Service

Anglian Water is supporting Carers First by helping us to reach and support more carers in Essex, and supporting carers through their Priority Service.

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Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Updated information about Coronavirus including how to keep yourself and the person you look after safe, local and national guidance on your health and wellbeing

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Upcoming Events

Essex Events

Working Wednesday Essex

Working Wednesday is a Support Group for Carers First Carers who work and have a caring role. Please email volunteer@...

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Side2Side Colchester Male Carers - Virtual Breakfast

Side2Side Colchester Carers Virtual breakfast. An opportunity to have a lighthearted chat with other male carers.&nbs...

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Benfleet Wellbeing Group

Drop in Wellbeing Group. This month we had a speaker from Nat West talking about how to protect yourself from Scams and ...

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Carers Virtual Wellbeing Group online via Zoom

Carers Online Wellbeing Group accessed via Zoom. ...

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