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Medway

It’s estimated there are over 22,000 people in Medway providing care for a relative or friend. We believe every one of those people deserves the support necessary to thrive in their role.

5.7 million

unpaid carers in UK

22,618

carers in Medway

£162 billion

saving to UK economy

Carers First Medway

If you're an unpaid carer supporting someone in Medway, we’re here to help with online help and advice, as well as 1-2-1 practical and emotional support. Remember, you don’t have to wait until crisis point before asking for help - the earlier you ask, the bigger difference it can make.

Register with us, or refer a carer to us

Young carers

If you are a Young Carer who lives in Medway, you can access our Medway Young Carers Project.

The Medway Young Carer project aims to support young people aged 5 to 18 who are in a caring role by offering them support and the opportunity to have a break from their caring role and meet others who are in a similar situation.

How we help

We understand how important it is for unpaid carers to access support. Whether you're after one-to-one advice, are looking to meet other carers or would like to attend one of our workshops, everything we offer is designed to support you in your role.

News

Medway news
New Mentoring Programme for Young Adult Carers in Medway
30/04/24
Carers First news
Carer’s Allowance overpayments
17/04/24
Carers First news
Carers help to highlight the true cost of care in new ITV Documentary with Kate Garraway
26/03/24
Carers First news
Carer Poverty Coalition launch manifesto
19/03/24
Carers First news
Active April 2024
18/03/24

Online Support

Our online support area provides guidance on a range of relevant topics to help you in your caring role.