Free services for adults providing unpaid care to someone with ill health or disability

Carer's Assessments

Carer's assessments evaluate your need for support and services and eligibility for a personal wellbeing payment


Author: Pip Armitage

Carer's Cards

Save you money out and about and recognise your caring role




  • Day Services and Respite Services Update from Southampton City Council

    Information update about services commissioned or provided by Southampton City Council regarding Omicron variant (15th December 2021). Read more

  • Access Inquiry

    Spectrum invite you to ensure that disabled people in Southampton have their views represented to the Southampton City Council Scrutiny Panel Access Inquiry Oct 2021 to Apr 2022 Read more

  • C&YP Survey

    Young people in your family? Southampton City Council invite them to complete a survey on the content of the Children and Young People's Strategy Read more

  • State of Caring 2021 Report

    Carers UK's State of Caring Survey is the UK’s most comprehensive research into the lives and experience of carers. Read more

  • Lung Health Checks

    For people between the ages of 55 and 74 who are current or former smokers and who live in a Southampton postcode area. Read more

  • Government update on shielding from COVID-19

    Shielding programme ends for most vulnerable Read more

  • Win a free break!

    Regina have partnered with Carers UK to organise some well-earned breaks for unpaid carers. Read more

  • SSAG Food Club

    This is a great way to save money on a weekly shop. Pay a weekly fee of £3.50 for 10 items or £5 for 15 items. In SO14 and SO16 Read more

  • Free transport to vaccination and medical appointments

    This DialARide service is free to Southampton residents aged 50+, or clinically vulnerable, have learning disabilities, a mental health condition or are unpaid carers. Read more


  • Climate change science and theatre project

    Southampton Children's Hospital are inviting young carers and young people with mental illness to join in a free interactive science and theatre project, exploring the impact of climate change. Read more

  • Mindful Music Relaxation/Support Sessions

    Eight FREE group/individual sessions beginning Thursday 09.12.21 Read more