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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
We are looking for new Trustees
14/06/24
Carer stories
Jess and Norma: Taking caring to TikTok
12/06/24
Carer stories
Jess and Norma: Jess joins Carers First for Carers Week
12/06/24
Carers First news
Latest issue of Putting Carers First - Summer 2024
11/06/24
Carers First news
Carers Week 2024
05/06/24

Online Support

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