Advice for carers

The following organisations offer support and advice for carers, and those in need of care.

York Carers Centre

17 Priory Street
York
YO1 6ET

York Carers Centre can provide advice and information for carers, including a ten-point checklist to get your help and support started.

York Carers Centre helps unpaid carers living with, 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 young adult carers (18 to 25 years old), support for carers affected by subtance misuse, regular newsletters and discounts with local businesses.

Telephone: 01904 715490
Website: York Carers Centre
Email: enquiries@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk

Crossroads (Caring for Carers)

7 Regent Buildings
York
YO26 4LT

Crossroads provide practical help and short breaks for carers of both adults and children.

Telephone: 01904 790200
Website: Crossroads Care

Age UK York

Norman Collinson House
70 Walmgate
York
YO1 9TL

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

Telephone: 01904 627995
Website: Age UK: York
Email: ageukyork@ageukyork.org.uk

York Parent Carer Forum (formerly CANDI)

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

Telephone: 07751 828369
Website: York Parent Carer Forum
Email: info@yorkparentcarerforum.org.uk

Alzheimer's Society Selby and York

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

Telephone: 01904 567701
Email: yorkservices@alzheimers.org.uk

Which? Elderly Care

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

Website: Which? Elderly Care for Carers

Useful links for carers

People who care for others may not realise that support is also available to help them, see information about:

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