Carer Gateway

We know that caring for someone isn't easy.
We're here for you

Carer support

Phone counselling

Get one-on-one support with a professional counsellor over the phone if you feel stressed or overwhelmed.

Ask for a counsellor

Connect with other carers

Register to join the online forum and be part of a supportive community with other carers. Share stories and advice and learn from each other in a safe space.

Join the Forum

Self-guided coaching

Explore online carer coaching sessions. You can reflect on how you are going, how you'd like things to be, and how you might take steps towards making that happen.

Find out more

Skills courses

Use these short downloadable PDFs or Word documents to help you to learn new skills in caring for someone and yourself.

Explore the courses

Am I a carer?

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Anyone can be a carer.

Many people don’t see themselves as carers. They are just children, parents, partners or friends who care for someone close to them.

If you are a carer, you can get help and support from the government and other organisations.

Find out if you are a carer