Services for carers in Essex and Southend-on-Sea

Carers Choices

Aims to improve the lives of carers by giving them a break from their caring responsibilities and provide a reliable, tailored service for each carer and the person they care for.

Tel: 01268 881130

Carers Direct

This national helpline provides information, advice and support as well as practical guidance on how to access the services that carers may need.

Tel: 0300 123 1053

Carers Trust

A charity designed to improve support, services and recognition for people caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend. On its website, you can find support in your area.

Tel: 0300 772 9600

Essex Carers’ Support

An independent organisation, supporting informal, unpaid and family carers in Essex. It provides information, advice and guidance to carers in Colchester, Tendring and Castle Point districts. It also provides advocacy to carers in Braintree, Epping, Harlow, Basildon and Rochford.

Tel: 01255 474410

Southend Carers’ Forum

Aims to support, inform and represent the needs of all carers living within the borough of Southend-on-Sea.

Tel: 01702 393933