About us Carers in Southampton is a project within Southampton Mencap, the service launched on September 2014 and was created to empower unpaid carers through access to information, advice, support, and learning opportunities to enhance their choice, control and independence. Who can use the service? Anyone who gives up their time, unpaid, to look after a family member, friend, or neighbour. Either you or the person you care for must be a resident of the City of Southampton as the service is funded by Southampton City Council. The service offers: Personal supportList of support available Information directoryList of services and information NewslettersAn informative bi-monthly newsletter, Learning and training opportunities A range of social and learning opportunities Carers Cards To recognize and identify unpaid carers Carer's assessments Carers looking after someone resident in Southampton city Emergency PlanningWhen someone relies on you being there Carer Friendly CompaniesFor businesses in Southampton OnlineFacebook and Twitter Please click CIS Information Booklet to read more about our service.