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Family carers

Age UK Suffolk offer a range of services to support family carers.

A family carer is someone who cares for a friend, relative, partner or any person who cannot manage without help because of illness, age, or a disability of any kind.


If you are caring for someone who is over 60 we may be able to offer help with the following services:



Advisors Service 

Our Advisors service can provide in depth advice and talk over the help you need to continue caring .Our advice is available by telephone, through an appointment at a local advice 'surgery' or we can visit you at home.

Find out more



Information services

Information services can guide you to a range of help and support available locally.

Find out more 


Home service

Our Home service can provide help with domestic tasks.

Find out more


Benefits advice 

Check that you and the person you care for are claiming all the money you are entitled to.

Find out more


Dementia services

Dementia Helpline and Dementia Advisors offer information and advice to adults diagnosed with dementia, and their family carers.

Find out more

More useful information resources

Suffolk Family Carers are a local charity offering information, support and many services to family carers.


Visit the Suffolk Family Carers website


Suffolk County Council's Adult and Community Services may offer assistance to help you to continue caring.


Visit the Suffolk County Council's website

Age UK produces a range of factsheets on subjects of interest to older people and their family carers.


View the factsheets