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Carers support

There are many supportive local and national organisations and charities that can help with information and advice for carers, please find a selection of these below:

Essex County Council

Provides care, support and advice for carers in Essex

Visit the Essex County Council website here

Essex Local Offer

Services and support for people with special educational needs and disabilities and their carers

Visit the Essex Local Offer website here

Connect Well Essex

Connect Well Essex is an online self-care self-referral tool containing over 400 local activities and services.

Visit the Connect Well Essex website here

Carers First Essex

If you’re an unpaid carer, aged 18 and over, supporting someone in Essex, they’re here to help with online help and advice, as well as practical and emotional support.

Visit the Carers First Essex website here

Carers UK

Looking after someone can be tough, but you’re not on your own. Carers UK is there to listen, to give you expert information and advice that’s tailored to your situation, to champion your rights and support you in finding new ways to manage at home, at work, or wherever you are.

Visit the Carers UK website here

Action for Carers

Action for Family Carers is an Essex charity which, for 30 years, has been providing information and support for Carers who have unpaid caring responsibilities for others.

They provide information, advice, befriending, employment, counselling, activity groups and respite day care across the county. They also work with Young Carers and professionals in schools.

Visit the Action for Carers website here