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It’s estimated there are over 24,500 people in Newham providing care for a relative or friend. We believe every one of those people deserves the support necessary to thrive in their role.

6.5 million

unpaid carers in UK


carers in Newham

£1.7 billion

contribution to UK economy

Carers First Newham

If you're a carer supporting someone in Newham, we’re here to help with 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.

Get support for yourself or refer a carer to us
Young carers

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

The Newham 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.

Visit our online help and advice area

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