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Carers UK

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Carers UK is here to make life better for carers. Looking after someone can be tough, but you’re not on your own. We’ve been here for 50 years, driven by carers raising their voices together to call for change and seek recognition and support.

We give expert advice, information and support that is tailored to your situation, through the Carers UK Adviceline and our website. We connect carers so no one has to care alone, through our warm and welcoming online community and our network of members and volunteers. We’re at the forefront of the carers movement, bringing carers together to campaign for lasting change. And we innovate to find new ways to help you manage at home, work or wherever you are.

There is also an online forum open 24/7. You can access it at 

We’re the UK’s only national membership charity for carers, and believe that no one should have to care alone. Join us.

Carers UK Adviceline

0808 707 7777

Open Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm. Listening service available Mondays and Tuesdays, from 9am to 7pm.

Calls to the Carers UK Adviceline are free if you are calling from any landline or from most mobile phone networks. For details visit

The Carers UK Adviceline provides expert information and advice on caring, with a listening service if you want to talk about caring to someone who understands.


20 Great Dover Street , London, SE1 4LX
0808 808 7777 ( Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm)

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