Help for Carers

Carers First

Carers UK is a local organisation that can provide a wide range of services to unpaid carers in Waltham Forest, including:

  • Help with Social Services
  • Support Groups
  • Trips and activities
  • A carers' newsletter
  • A listening ear

To find out what kind of support is available, you can contact Carers First by telephone on 0300 303 1555.

Carers First website


CarersUK is the leading charity for unpaid carers in the UK, providing expert guidance and support, campaigning for carers rights. They offer accurate and up-to-date information on a wide range of caring issues on their website. as well as free resources, factsheets and publications. Topics include:

  • welfare benefits and other financial help
  • practical help, breaks from caring and wellbeing
  • rights in the workplace
  • directory of further support

You can download a booklet Looking After someone for free from their website

CarersUK website

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