Carers First

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Carers First provide the below support to carers aged 18+:

  • Information, advice and wellbeing support
  • Carer support groups
  • Workshops and training
  • Support to access and prepare for a Carer’s Assessment
  • The Carers Discount Card for discounts in local shops and leisure centres
  • Carer’s Emergency Card and support to complete a “what if…” plan
  • Regular e-news and what’s on guides full of information about events coming up and the services different partner and local organizations can offer
  • Support planning including signposting and referral to a range of local services such as benefits advice, counselling and health condition specific organisations

Eligibility criteria


  • Aged 18+
  • Providing unpaid care to an adult (excluding any welfare benefits)


  • Aged under 18

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

Directly by telephone

Provided By

Commissioned By

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Contact Name

Carers First

Email Address


Phone Number

t: 0300 303 1555



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Last updated: Sep 29th, 2023
Review date: Aug 8th, 2024