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 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.

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

Tel: 01904 627995
Web: Age UK: York

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.

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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