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Name:  Carers Gloucestershire

Website:  carersgloucestershire.org.uk

Contact optionsmail@carersgloucestershire.org.uk   0300 111 9000

What do they do?:  Information, support and services for carers within Gloucestershire. 

 

Name:  Carers UK

Website:  www.carersuk.org

Contact options:  0808 808 7777

What do they do?:  Provides support and information for carers, including information about local services,  carer's rights, and benefits.   Any age.  Nationwide.

 

Name:  NHS Carers Direct Helpline

Website:  www.nhs.uk/carersdirect

Contact options:  0300 123 1053

What do they do?:  If you are a carer, the helpline advisers can give you information to help make decisions about your personal support needs and the needs of the person you're looking after.
This information includes assessments, benefits, direct payments, individual budgets, time off and maintaining, leaving or going back to work or education. The Carers Direct helpline advisers can put you in touch with specialist national or local sources of help, including social care, healthcare and self-help networks and resources.
The helpline staff will tell you how to complain if anything goes wrong with any of the services you use, or put you in touch with your local authority or NHS services.  Any age.  Nationwide.

 

Name:  Carers Trust

Website:  carers.org

Contact options:  Online information

What do they do?:  Provides support and information for carers, including an online community. Any age.  Nationwide.

 

Name:  Crossroads Care- Central and East Gloucestershire

Website:  www.crossroadscandeg.org.uk

Contact options:  01452 302 542 Gloucester. 01285 650 168 Cirencester

What do they do?:  Support for carers - offers carers a break through the use of professional carers. Social activities and breaks for carers. Gloucestershire

 

Gloucestershire Council
Helpline
Care Quality Commission

Gloucestershire Self Harm helpline is a partnership between Rethink Mental Illness and Gloucestershire County Council.

Rethink Mental Illness is a registered charity in the UK. Registered in England Number 1227970. Registered Charity Number 271028.