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Useful Carers Contacts

Are you carer aware?

The online Carer Aware training tool explains who a carer is, their legal rights and what services are available in Worcestershire to support them.

* Please note this online tutorial requires Flash to installed on your computer.

Useful Contacts

Carers Unit logoNo caring roles are the same but most carers will experience similar issues and need similar support. In some caring situations, it is best to find out more specific information about support available so please contact us on 0800 389 2896 or visit our website for more information.

If you speak little or no English, you can still call us on 0800 389 2896 and the adviser will be able to arrange for an interpreter to join you both on the telephone to discuss your needs.

There are a variety of ways in which you can be supported as a carer. Support is available for carers across the county from:

Organisation Contact details

Carers Action Worcestershire
Monday to Friday 9am - 7pm and Saturdays 9am - 12pm.
An independent source of information, advice and support for all adult carers in Worcestershire.

Tel: 0300 0124 272
Web: www.carersworcs.org.uk/

Worcestershire Young Carers
Support for children and young carers across the county.

Tel: 01299 252 320
Web: www.yss.org.uk/young-carers/

Worcestershire Young Carers Transition Support Service
Dedicated support service for younger adult carers in Worcestershire (ages 16 –24 years)

Tel: 01299 252 320

Onside Independent Advocacy
For help to get your views across in order to be heard or to complain.

Tel: 01905 27525
Web:  www.onside-advocacy.org.uk/

Worcestershire Health and Social Care Access Service
To ask for a Carers Assessment or Carer Review

Tel: 0845 607 2000
Web: Worcestershire HASCAS Web page

 

National Carer Support

Available from organisations such as:

Further Information

In this section

More Information

See also in our website

External websites

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This page was last reviewed 9 October 2013 at 14:41.
The page is next due for review 7 April 2015.