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

Carers Cards

Save you money out and about and recognise your caring role



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



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    In the latest phase of its £6.5bn investment for customers, British Airways has launched a dedicated customer care team for travellers who require additional assistance to ensure every journey they take with the airline is as straightforward and stress-free as possible. Phone: 0800 408 1100 from Monday to Saturday, 09:00 to 17:00 Read more

  • Solent Credit Union Ltd has failed

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  • The electronic prescription service (EPS) goes national next month

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  • Southampton City Council invite your views on their proposed budget

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  • New Helpdesks Service

    We have a new partnership with the Citizens Advice Service and Age UK Southampton who will now be running helpdesks at Cafe Down the Lane and at our Carers Lunches. Click for more details. Read more