Welcome to Carers FIRST Waltham Forest

It is estimated there are over 21,500 people in Waltham Forest 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.  

  Find out what support we provide in Waltham Forest by visiting our Services pages or contact us to talk about your caring situation.

Young Carers Awareness Day 2020

Young Carers Awareness Day is an annual event, organised by Carers Trust, and is taking place on Thursday 30th January 2020.

Every day across the UK thousands of young people help to look after someone in their family, or a friend, who is ill, disabled or misuses drugs or alcohol.

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‘Get Work Ready’ Employability Skills Course

Information about the upcoming Employability Skills Course for Working Carers. 

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Upcoming Events

Waltham Forest Events

New Years Games Afternoon

Waltham Forest Community Hub 18a Orford Road, Walthamstow, London E17 9LN Register your interest by calling...

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Sport for Confidence

This exercises group is tailored for mixed abilities and is an opportunity to have fun with your family member while par...

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‘Get Work Ready’ Employability skills course PART THREE of THREE

LLooking to get into work volunteering or training this is for you... FREE 3 week ‘Get Work Ready’ employ...

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