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Are you a carer?

You might not think of yourself as a carer and think what you do is just part of being a parent, spouse, friend or sibling. As a result you might be missing out on the support that is available.

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Help & Advice

Our information hub contains information and articles that can help support you in your caring role.

Information hub

New to caring?

Whether you’re new to caring or have been doing it for a while, we are here to help. There are around 48,000 carers in Wiltshire. If you are one of them and live in the area, or the person you care for does, why not join our growing community of carers?

If you can spend a couple of minutes answering a few questions about your caring role, we’ll be able to give you a customised guide to the information and services which are most relevant to your particular situation.

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We Care.

Illness, disability and old age; there are many reasons why 3 in 5 of us will need to look after a loved one and become a carer at some point in our lives. It can be extremely rewarding, but it can also be tough. We can help.

How we can help

Our services include one to one support, befriending, complementary therapies, days out and breaks, plus free training courses, a Facebook group to connect to others, support groups and carer cafes. We also offer specialist support for those serving in the military and young adult carers aged 18-25.

If you are a young carer, check out our website just for you.

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Our Impact

“I feel I can carry on – I was starting to feel that I couldn’t do it any longer.”

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We support over 11,000 carers in Wiltshire.

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We rely on your generosity and support to enable us to keep doing what we do.

Ways to support

Latest Event

Chippenham Carer Support Group

Support Group
06 Dec 2021
10:30am - 12pm
Chippenham
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Our Christmas fundraising appeal

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Kate’s Story

Up to June 4th 2012 I was just me, a nearly 40yr old, single, wine drinking, cat owning, sister, aunt, a friend, sometimes the funny one or even the fat one. But that was as far as my labels went and some I liked, some I didn’t. Then on that day I became a Carer.

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Young man

If you are aged between 5-18 and look after someone or know of a young carer visit our young carer site.

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