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UK Carers

Advocare

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

Birmingham Carers Centre

Providing help, support and information via the telephone and Internet as well as at a Birmingham drop-in centre. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Age-Concern-Birmingham/100955886613149

Carers Ashford

An independent charity that provides support, advice and information to adult and young carers in Kent.

Carers Christian Fellowship

Supporting Christians that care for a relative, friend or neighbour. Membership details and facts plus news and events taking place.

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.

Cool2Care

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.

MECOPP

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

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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