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Previous Chair: Alison Cook

We are sad to report the passing of Alison Cook in January. Alison was a stalwart supporter of Carers FIRST, served as a trustee from 2001 to 2011 and was Chair for the last five of those years.

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Support Carers FIRST in 2020

Carers FIRST currently receives funding from Essex and Lincolnshire County Councils, Medway Council, and the London Boroughs of Waltham Forest, Hackney, Newham & Haringey Councils and from Grants and Trusts. However, raising funds to run events and much needed respite activities for Carers remains challenging. We therefore rely on donations from groups and individuals as well as organised events.

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Christmas Information for Carers

Carers FIRST will close on Christmas Eve at 3.30pm. On 27th, 30th and 31st December, we will have a small staff team working who can pick up on any urgent issues. Click here to find out more information on local support available this Christmas

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