Support for unpaid carers in Central Bedfordshire
If you provide support for a family member, partner or friend who needs help because of their age, physical or mental illness or disability we're here to support you in your caring role.
We work with Central Bedfordshire Council to provide a range of free online services to support you, in addition to what is already on offer.
Kick-start with our Email Course
To kick-start your support from us, sign-up to our five-part email course, designed specifically to help carers like you in Central Bedfordshire.
Establish strong foundations to your care or double-check you have the essentials in place.
Connect with other carers
Speak to someone
If you struggle to find time to talk to someone about your caring role our Carer Support Team are available from 9am to 10pm, seven-days a week. You’ll speak with another carer about the things that matter to you.
Are you thinking about having a carers assessment? But wondering what benefit it will bring?
Take three minutes to tell us some simple information and we'll follow up with an email that includes a simple checklist of things to do next.
Support for you in Central Bedfordshire
If you're an unpaid carer, looking after someone Central Bedfordshire, we’re here to help with practical and emotional support.
Remember, you don’t have to wait until the crisis point before asking for help - the earlier you ask, the bigger difference it can make.
Local carer support services with Carers in BedfordshireCarers in Bedfordshire offers support to adult carers in Central Bedfordshire. Register with them to get access to a range of services, help with advice, and events. Other services they offer include:
- Carer Grants
- Hospital support for carers
- Maximus - confidential mental health support for stress, anxiety, depression, low mood and more.
Central Beds Kinship Carers
This group is led by a Kinship volunteer who is a kinship carer (family carer) themselves. The group is open to all kinship carers in Central Bedfordshire and is held monthly in person. Find out when, where and how to join here.