A carer is anyone who provides support for a partner, relative or friend who is frail or disabled, or has a long term illness, mental health issue or substance misuse problem, and who cannot manage on their own. If this rings true for you, please do get in touch as we can help with a range of advice from parking permits to respite provision. We’re here to understand your situation and offer advice to help make your life easier, and the person you care for.
About BME Carers Group “We learn from each other; it helps us trust each other and is very friendly. Suppose someone comes and says ‘My husband is ill,’ the group can help sort it out and we can learn about our rights.
“I’m a carer for my mum but I find volunteering one day a week is very rewarding. It makes me feel good knowing I’m part of the solution. There are a lot of young carers and we want to reach out to more.”