Website of the UK government

Please note that this website has a UK government accesskeys system.

Public services all in one place

Main menu

Organisations and charities for carers

Organisations and charities providing support and advice for carers

Carers UK

Carers UK provides carers, those supporting them and others with national and local information about benefits they are entitled to.

Citizens Advice Bureau

The Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), has a network of advice centres across the UK. It offers advice on a wide range of subjects including benefits, housing and health.

Contact a Family

Contact a Family is a UK-wide charity providing support, advice and information for families with disabled children.

Crossroads - Caring for Carers

Crossroads provides practical help and support where it is most needed - usually in the home - through trained Carer Support Workers.

Family Fund

The Family Fund is a registered charity that supports families by providing grants that relate to the need of their disabled child or young person.

MacIntyre Care

A national charity providing lifelong education, care and support to children and adults with learning disabilities.

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers provides advice and support services to carers of all ages in the UK through a network of independently managed Carers Centres, young carers services and interactive websites.

Young Carers Net

Young Carers Net supports carers under the age of 18 who are looking after someone who has an illness, a disability, a mental health problem or a substance misuse problem. It is run by the Princess Royal Trust for Carers.

Was this information useful?

Thinking about what you have just read, how useful did you find the information?
Thinking about what you have just read, how useful did you find the information?
500 character limit

Why are we asking for this information?

  • We want to hear what you think about the quality and usefulness of our pages
  • Your comments will help us improve our pages
  • They will also help with the future development of Directgov
  • Telling us what you think will help make sure we give you the very best service

Access keys