Welcome to Carers FIRST Newham

It is estimated there are over 24,500 people in Newham 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.  

  Carers FIRST provides support to a carers of all ages in Newham. Find out more by visiting our Services pages or contact us to talk about your caring situation.


Financial Wellbeing Workshop

Working for Carers is holding a workshop for all unpaid carers who are 25 years and over and not in any form of employment.


This workshop will cover topics such as financial resilience, budgeting and keeping track, credit, borrowing and debt, savings and investments, making your money go further and how to ac-cess free, credible support. 


It takes place on 26 May from 11am-1pm via Zoom.


To register and confirm eligibility, please click here.


For more information call  020 8514 6251/020 8868 5224  or Email: wfc@rcss.org.uk 

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Walking groups launched

Newham Council is working with Active Newham to introduce several walking groups into the borough.


These take place on Fridays and include specific walks for those who are 60plus, and health and wellbeing walks. 


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Newham Events

Carers First : Yoga

Make sometime for you. We recognise that times are strange, and life is increasingly more difficult.  Sarah our Yog...

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Carers First: Telephone Advice Surgery For Carers

Telephone Advice Surgery providing advice and support to Carers but no Welfare Benefit Form filling....

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Carers First: Health and Wellbeing Group

A group about keeping ourselves well. In this session we will plan a programme of ongoing activities. Suggestions inc...

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Latest News in Newham

Newham Support Services

A printable guide to all the services available to carers in Newham

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Working Together for Children and Families with SEND

Newham Council is holding an information sharing event for parents of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

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Parent Carers' Webinars

Weekly themed parents' webinars are being held to support parent carers in Newham.


These are being run by Newham's Early Help Partnership every Thursday afternoon from 4.30-5.30pm.

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Bereavement therapy and support

Drop in sessions and group bereavement therapy is being offered by Newham Bereavement Service, delivered by Mind, at Bartholomew's Church in Barking Road.

If you are interested, please call 0207 510 4268 or email nbs@mithn.org.uk.

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