Our Services

What can Carers Wakefield & District offer?

We try and help by:

  • Giving you time to talk in confidence and at your own pace
  • Giving you information about the help that is available
  • Helping you ‘through the system’ to arrange the support you need
  • Putting you in touch with other carers and support groups
  • Keeping in touch with you, if you would like us to do so
  • Providing you with regular news-sheets containing information about our services and issues of importance to carers (please contact us to request to be on our mailing list)
  • Inviting carers on outings and activities so that they can have an enjoyable break from caring and meet other carers
  • Having a worker who offers support specifically to carers who look after someone with a learning disability

We have information about:

  • Services
  • Equipment
  • Breaks for carers
  • Benefits
  • Illnesses
  • Disabilities 
  • Other organisations 

Other activities provided by Carers Wakefield & District include:

  • Providing information and support to carers and people who work with carers
  • Facilitating Carers Support Groups and providing information about other Support Groups in the District
  • Organising training for carers
  • Promoting better support for carers by working with other organisations
  • Helping to identify gaps in services and highlight the effect on carers
  • Offering training and awareness raising for people who work with carers

 

Registered Charities