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Carers

Carers First

It is estimated there are over 19,300 adults in Hackney providing care for a relative or friend. Carers do an amazing job, and have the right to be supported. You do not have to wait until you are struggling or there is a crisis before you ask for support. The earlier you get help, the more difference it can make. We provide support to adult carers Hackney.
0300 303 1555

Support for Carers

Caring for someone can be very isolating. Support groups can help you cope with caring responsibilities, meet other people in similar situations and feel less isolated. The groups allow carers to seek practical and emotional support and up-to-date information from a member of our team. Carers are welcome to pop along to any of the group meetings, where refreshments are available in comfortable surroundings.

Learning Disability update

Our Learning Disability update is an ‘easy read’ newsletter. Subscribe to keep up to date with what NHS England is doing for people with a learning disability and/or autism, their families, carers and supporters.

Introduction to care and support

This guide is for people who have care and support needs, their carers, and people who are planning their future care needs.

Healthwatch

We are the independent national champion for people who use health and social care services. We’re here to find out what matters to people, and help make sure their views shape the support they need.
03000 683 000

Help for carers looking after a loved one

If you look after a partner, relative or friend who is disabled or ill due to physical or mental health, you are a carer, even if you don’t think of yourself as one. Find out about the emotional, practical and financial support available to you.

Carers: help and support

You can get help and support if you're responsible for looking after someone who has a disability, is getting old or has become ill. This can range from practical help to make day-to-day life easier to benefits like Carer's Allowance.

Carers UK

Caring will affect us all at some point in our lives. We’ll be here for you when that happens. With your help, we can be there for the 6,000 people who start looking after someone each day.
020 7378 4999