Advice for carers

York Carers Centre can provide advice and information for carers, including a ten-point checklist to get your help and support started. We've also provided a number of useful contacts for carers:

York Carers Centre

17 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET

York Carers Centre helps unpaid carers living, or caring for someone who lives in York. The Centre offers free advice and information, a Carers Emergency Card scheme, services for young carers (8 to 18 years old) and yound adult carers (18 to 25 years old), support for carers affected by subtance misuse, regular newsletters and discounts at local businesses.

Tel: 01904 715490
Web: York Carers Centre

Crossroads (Caring for Carers)

7 Regent Buildings, York, YO26 4LT
Provides practical help and short breaks for carers of both adults and children.

Tel: 01904 790200
Web: Crossroads Care

Age UK York

Norman Collinson House, 70 Walmgate, York, YO1 9TL

Provides advice, information and practical help for older people over 60 and their carers, including benefits advice, community befriending and support services. Provides short breaks for carers of older people.

Tel: 01904 627995
Web: Age UK: York

York Carers Forum

15 PrioryStreet, York, YO1 6ET

York Carers Forum is run by unpaid carers to support and raise the profile of unpaid carers and former carers in the York area. They have a newsletter andregular meetings and socials.

Tel: 01904 422437
Web: York Carers Forum

York Parent Carer Forum (formerly CANDI)

The York Parent Carer Forum is a forum for children and young people aged 0 to 25 with a disability or additional needs who access services in York.

Tel: 07751 828369
Web: York Parent Carer Forum

Alzheimer's Society Selby and York

Suites G4, G5 and G12, IT Centre, Innovation Way, Heslington, York, YO10 5NP

Tel: 01904 567701

Which? Elderly Care

Which? Elderly Care offers free independent and practical advice about caring for older people in the UK.
Web: Which? Elderly Care for Carers

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