Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Carers UK

Type of service:
National Organisation
Address:
20 Great Dover Street, Southwark, London SE1 4LX
Telephone number:
020 7378 4999
Email address:
Service description:
Carers UK makes life better for carers. Looking after someone can be tough, but you’re not on your own. Carers UK have been around for 50 years, driven by carers raising their voices together to call for change and seek recognition and support.

They offer expert advice, information, and support that is tailored to your situation, through their adviceline and website.
Carers UK connect carers so no one need care alone, through online community and network of members and volunteers.

Carers UK are at the forefront of the carers' movement, bringing carers together to campaign for lasting change. They find innovative ways to help you manage at home, work, or wherever you are.

Carers UK is the only national membership charity for carers, and they believe that no one should have to care alone.

Carers UK advice line

0808 707 7777

The Carers UK Adviceline provides expert information and advice to people looking after a loved one. Open five days a week and covering the whole of the UK, get in touch for advice on benefits and tax credits, carers’ employment rights, assessments, services and how to challenge decisions.

There is also a listening service so you can talk through your caring situation with a trained volunteer who understands what you are going through.

Calls to the Carers UK Adviceline are free if you are calling from any landline or from most mobile phone networks. For more details, please visit the website.

Opening Hours: Adviceline: Monday to Friday (10am-4pm)
Listening Service: Monday & Tuesday (9am-7pm)

Carers UK Adviceline

Cost:
Free
Age range:
18 years - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Any Age
  • Carer / Parent / Relative/ Family
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
18/10/2017

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