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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


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.


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Online Support

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