Telephone Support and Information for Carers
- Carers UK is a charity set up to help the millions of people who care for family or friends. Their advice line number is 0808 808 7777.
- Carers Direct is a government provided free national service offering information, advice and support for carers. Their number is 0808 802 0202.
- The Benefit Enquiry Line is a government provided phoneline that deals with Carer’s Allowance and benefits for disabled people. The number is 0800 88 22 00.
Website information for carers:
|NHS Carers Direct||www.nhs.uk/CarersDirect|
|Government site for carers||www.carers.gov.uk|
|Princess Royal Trust for Carers||www.carers.org|
|Information for young carers||www.youngcarers.net|
|General information for carers||www.carerscentre.com|
|National Health Regulators||www.dh.gov.uk|
|Benefits and employment issues||www.dwp.gov.uk|
|National goverment services site||www.direct.gov.uk|