Carers support organisations

Below is a range of organisations that offer support and advice to carers. This is not a complete list, but it can help get you started.

Some of the organisations are national, and others have centres in local areas. You can find details of this on the organisation's website.

Provides an online information service. They have one-to-one advice and support services that are funded to support carers living in Essex, Lincolnshire, Medway, Southend-on-Sea and London Boroughs Waltham Forest, Newham, Hackney and Haringey.

Gives information and support to carers on many issues. Has local groups all over the UK. The head office puts you in touch with your local group.

Helpline: 0808 808 7777 (Open Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm)

Carers Trust

Provides information and support, including advice on financial support to carers. The website has a search function to find local support in your area.

An online forum that provides a space for all carers to discuss health and caring for loved ones. Carers can talk about the challenges they face as a carer with others who are in the same situation.

You can also look for local support for people with cancer as well as their carers on cancer organisations websites. For example, use the post code search on the Macmillan Cancer Support website for support in your area.

Or use the chat forums of other cancer organisations such as Cancer Research UK to connect with people in a similar situation as yourself.

The information for the organisations listed above was up to date at the time of writing of this page. Unfortunately, we can’t guarantee that this will stay so. Neither can we guarantee the quality of service you might receive from these organisations. If you’d like to give us feedback on the above organisations, please contact
Last reviewed: 
02 Nov 2022
Next review due: 
02 Nov 2022

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