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

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Author: Pip Armitage

Carer's Cards

Save you money out and about and recognise your caring role

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News

  • Who Cares

    A documentary play at Mast Mayflower Studios in Southampton next week. Based on the words of young people, the play explores the life of hidden young carers. Read more

  • Southampton City Council Carers Survey 2021

    Over the next six weeks Southampton City Council will be writing to 1,000 carers of adults living in the city. Find out more. Read more

  • Coming soon...

    A free five week course on how to have supportive conversations with someone who has low mood Read more

  • Employee rights change

    Carers UK responds to Government proposals for flexible working and unpaid leave for carers 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

Events

  • Southampton’s Carers' Strategy Event 1

    Event on Monday 18 October 2-6pm in SO15 for anyone providing unpaid care to come along and have your voice heard. Read more

  • Southampton’s Carers' Strategy Event 2

    Event on Tuesday 19 October 2-6pm in SO18 for anyone providing unpaid care to come along and have your voice heard. Read more

  • Southampton’s Carers' Strategy Event 3

    Event on Wednesday 20 October 2.30-6pm in SO14 for anyone providing unpaid care to come along and have your voice heard. Read more

  • Southampton’s Carers' Strategy Event 4

    Event on Thursday 21 October 10.30-11.30am via Zoom for anyone providing unpaid care to come along and have your voice heard. Read more

  • Mental health carer support group October

    A safe, friendly space online to listen and support you, where you can meet and chat with others. Every fourth Thursday of the month. Read more

  • Flu webinar for learning disability carers

    The Learning Disability Strategic Health Facilitators are delivering a virtual flu webinar for carers (family carers and paid carers). It taking place on 4th November 1-2pm Read more