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Local services for carer support

Find other local support services that may be able to offer help to you as an adult carer.

Age UK (Leicester Carers Support Service)

  1. Provides the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland carers passport for people living in the city or caring for someone that lives in the city
  2. Referral to the Carefree service to access free breaks (eligibility criteria apply)
  3. Peer support and one to one support for carers over the age of 18
  4. Opportunities for carers to take part in relaxing activities
  5. Information, advice and guidance to enable carers to feel more knowledgeable and confident about their caring role and the person they care for
  6. Carer learning opportunities for carers to improve understanding of support available to support carers’ physical and emotional wellbeing.

Also provides free independent, confidential information and advice to people over 50 and their carers.

Address: Clarence House, 46 Humberstone Gate, Leicester, LE1 3PJ
Tel: 0116 222 0538
Website: Leicester Carers Support Service

The Carers Centre (CLASP)

  1. Support for carers
  2. Information, advice and guidance.

Address: Unit 1, New House, 94 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 7EA
Helpline: 0116 251 0999
Website: CLASP - Carers Centre

Dementia Support Service Leicester and Leicestershire

  1. One to one support, information sessions, memory cafés and social groups to support people living with dementia and their carers.
  2. Informal carer learning to equip carers with the skills and knowledge that will support them and the person they care for, to live well with dementia.
  3. Digital support to support individuals living with dementia and carers to increase their confidence and independence with getting online and developing their skills with using technology.

Address: Age UK Leicestershire and Rutland, Thorncroft, 244 London Road, Leicester, LE2 1RH
Tel: 0116 223 7363
Website: Age UK

Richmond Fellowship - Life Links

Address: Life Links, 60 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FB
Tel: 0800 023 4575
Website: Richmond Fellowship - Life Links

Turning Point

Address: 2 Eldon St, Leicester, LE1 3QL
Tel: 0330 303 6000
Website: Turning Point

Bridgit Care

Bridgit care is a carer support service for unpaid carers, councils and carer charities.
Tel: 0345 548 1658
Email: contact@bridgitcare
Website: Bridgit Care

Further information

For more information on a wide range of local services available to carers in local areas, please visit the MyChoice website