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Waltham Forest

It’s estimated there are over 18,000 people in Waltham Forest 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

18,281

carers in Waltham Forest

£162 billion

saving to UK economy

Carers First Waltham Forest

If you're an unpaid carer, aged 18 and over, supporting someone in Waltham Forest, 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

How we help

We understand how important it is for unpaid carers to access support. Whether you're after 1-2-1 advice, online support, 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

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
Carers First news
Carer’s Leave Act has been approved
04/03/24

Online Support

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