We care because you do
Carers FIRST - Providing emotional and practical support
We care because you do
Carers FIRST

We are a charity supporting adult and young Carers, a Carer being anyone who provides unpaid support to a loved one. Carers can be of any age and may be looking after a relative including husband or wife, friend or neighbour. We work across Lincolnshire, South and North West Kent and Medway.

We provide emotional and practical support, advice, information, guidance and offer statutory carers assessments, training, events, social groups, short break respite, activities trips and more.

Our Information Booklets for carers are now available. To download a copy, see our NEWLETTER section.
To read an on-live version click on the following links: LINCOLNSHIRE : KENT & MEDWAY

How can we help?

Should you need immediate support outside of our working hours, please click here for some useful contact numbers: LINCOLNSHIRE : KENT & MEDWAY
Latest News:
Keep up to date with all the latest news and events at Carers FIRST

10th August:Kent Equality & Human Rights Policy and Objectives is now available for consultation. Click here for more information
26th July:  Have your say: Counsel Tax Reduction Consultation. Open 1st July- 24th August.
Click here for mroe information.



Upcoming Events:

29th September: Managing your budget. 11am-1pm. Medway Carers Centre, 3 Canterbury Street, Gillingham, ME7 5TP. Struggle to make ends meet? Like some help in managing your budget? Come and gain some simple tips to help you make your money go further. 
7th October: Carers Tea Dance. 12pm-4:30pm. Dartford Masonic Hall, 71 West Hill, Dartford, DA1 2HJ. 12pm-2pm Information event: with local charity and company information including vintage inspired stalls. 2:30-4:30pm Carer Tea Dance: Afternoon tea including sandwiches, cakes and scones with jam & cream. 
For more information please call our Carers Hub on 0300 303 1555 or see the What's On Guides in our Newsletters section.


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