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UK Carers


Small charity offering advice and support to those who are struggling with being carers, or who need assistance with their rights.

All Party Parliamentary Group on Carers

The Group brings together Parliamentarians from across the political spectrum to promote awareness, share knowledge, and understanding of the needs of unpaid carers in Parliament.

Birmingham Carers Centre

Providing help, support and information via the telephone and Internet as well as at a Birmingham drop-in centre.

Carers Federation

Dedicated to supporting carers of all ages and the people they look after. Provides a guide to their services and programmes, training and mentoring schemes, and contacts.

Carers Northern Ireland

Works to support and campaign for carers; includes information and advice resources, news, contacts, and a forum.

Carers Scotland

A carer-led organisation working to support all carers; includes information and advice resources, news, campaigns, a research and policy section, contacts, and a forum.

Carers UK

Aims to improve the lives of UK carers through research, information provision, and campaigns.

Carers Wales

Campaigns for and supports carers in Wales; includes news, advice and information, a forum, news, and contacts.

Carers Week

An annual national event to celebrate, support, and promote the work of carers; includes an events calendar, how to organise an event, advice resources, press coverage, and parliamentary support.

Caring for Someone

Includes news, publications, policy and guidance plus benefits information.

Chill4us Carers

Web forum for carers that offers campaigning details, humour, as well as support.


Organisation bringing together families with disabled children and people who want to work caring for them.

Crossroads Caring for Carers

Provides respite care for carers in Northern Ireland, who provide care for an elderly, frail, ill or disabled friend or relative. Includes a guide to their services, volunteer opportunities, news and contacts.

Crossroads Caring Scotland

A national charity dedicated to the provision of short breaks for carers within their own homes; describes their scheme, with news and contacts for local groups and services.

Guide To Financial Support For Carers

Provides a general guide to the range of benefits, tax credits and other financial support that are available to carers.

Helpd Ltd

Connects people who are looking for care with those wishing to provide it.

Hospice at Home Volunteers

Support offered to families caring for someone with a life-limiting illness, allowing carers a break and patients some new companionship.

Looking After Someone

Outlines a carers rights as a carer and gives an overview of the practical and financial support available.


Provides support and information to black and minority ethnic carers and communities.


A UK network of guest rooms specifically for travelling carers, solving a problem faced by carers who travel regularly between live-in assignments.

NHS: Social Care and Support Guide

An online resource for paid and unpaid carers in the UK with details of support, study and young carers along with a step-by-step guide to caring.

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers

Offers help and support for carers plus a discussion forum and related news.

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers Professionals Website

Provides a comprehensive library of information and resources for professionals working with carers - both adult and young, and in health and social care contexts; includes news and contacts.

Suffolk Family Carers

Providing information and support to carers in Suffolk along with a helpline and details of localised events.

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