A free service for anyone giving their time, unpaid, to look after a family member, friend or neighbour

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Latest events and services from service providers, updates to legislation and benefits and consultations on issues relevant to carers


Author: Ashley Raynor

Carers Lunch and Talk

A monthly Wednesday meet up over lunch with invited speakers on issues relevant to people in a range of caring situations. From 12-2pm at The Victory Centre, 154-158 Portswood Road SO17 2NH


Author: Pip Armitage


  • Southampton Parent Carer Forum Coffee Afternoon Tuesday 17th September

    Southampton Parent Carer Forum Coffee Afternoon Tuesday 17th September 1.30-2.30pm at Weston Primary School SO19 Read more

  • Southampton Parent Carer Forum Coffee Morning 18th September 2019

    For parents and carers of children with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities at Sophia's House, Bursledon Wednesday 18th September 2019 10.00am-12pm. Coffee, refreshments and biscuits provided. Pop in to find out more about the forum and how you can have voice heard. Read more

  • Carers Talk and Lunch September 2019

    12pm to 2pm, Wednesday 18th September 2019 at The Victory Centre, 154-158 Portswood Road SO17 2NH. Guest speaker Blue Badge team from SCC. Talk from 12-1pm. Lunch 1-2pm. FREE Read more

  • Using PAL for Memory Care talk, Memory Cafe and Folk Music

    Wednesday, September 25 at 12pm talk and activity on dementia engagement activities at Sunrise of Bassett - 111 Burgess Road. Read more

  • Southampton Health Cycle and Wheel Walk Tour

    You are invited to join in this flexible health event on Fri 27 Sept, either at one of the HEALTH STOPS or for all or part of the tour! The aim is to collect and feed back people’s views and ideas on access to health, active travel and air quality in Southampton . It is designed so that people with different experiences can talk together. By travelling together, we can experience the issues alongside each other and generate conversation along the way. Read more


  • Tens of thousands unaware they have deadly hepatitis C infection

    A Government report estimates that around two-thirds of people living with hepatitis C may not realise they have the virus, with PHE urging those at risk to get tested. Read more

  • New community choir starts at Countess Mountbatten Hospice

    A new community choir has been launched at Countess Mountbatten Hospice. The choir is open to anyone. No previous singing or music experience is necessary to join. Weekly rehearsals will take place at The Hazel Centre at Countess Mountbatten Hospice on Mondays between 6pm and 7.30pm. Read more

  • National Audit Office raises concerns about provision for SEND

    This is a report looking at the support for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities in England Read more

  • New Carers Club on Fridays at Board in the City

    NEW! From Friday 4th October Board in the City will be running a Carers Club from 12-2pm offering events, book club, arts and crafts, gaming and coffee/chat (cold drinks, speciality teas and snacks) Located at 38-40 Onslow Road SO14 0JG. Read more

  • Going Car Free

    An information and advice service for anyone who is planning to, or has recently stopped driving. Read more

  • Eight great apps for carers

    Smartphone apps that can help carers in many ways include medical apps, supportive apps, lifestyle apps and more. There are literally thousands of apps available to carers, so to help you choose between them, Motability have picked out eight that you might find useful. Read more