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Carers Information Service & Carers Support Centre

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The Carers' Information Service provides information, advice and support to carers looking after a friend, neighbour or relative in the London Borough of Croydon. We run the Carers Support Centre, a drop-in advice centre for carers in central Croydon open Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm. The Carers Support Cnetre is open to any carer in the borough to provide information, advice and support. The service is part of The Whitgift Foundation and supported by Croydon Council.

We can offer:
Drop-in advice and support from a friendly advice worker at the Carers Support Centre
• Information and advice by email or over the phone 
• In-depth casework support for carers with more complex queries
• Free training and workshops for carers on practical skills and personal development topics
• Regular advice surgeries on a range of topics including legal advice, benefits and debt
• Free publications, including How To… A Guide for Carers in Croydon - a series of factsheets covering all aspects of caring, a quarterly newsletter (Carers News) and a monthly e-bulletin (What’s New for Carers?) All publications are available on our website www.carersinfo.org.uk where they are regularly updated
• Emergency Carers Cards to give carers peace of mind
• Wellbeing and social events for carers, including massage, singing and dancing
• Discounts for carers who join the Carers Support Centre
• Rooms available for hire at the Carers Support Centre for meetings, consultations and training sessions at great rates
• Special events, including the annual Carers' Information Day
• Radar keys for sale for £3 at the Carers Support Centre
 

Address:
Carers Support Centre, 24 George Street, Croydon, CR0 1PB
Umbrella org:
The Whitgift Foundation
Area serviced:
London Borough of Croydon
Telephone:
020 8649 9339, option 1
Opening times:
Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm, Support Centre Mon-Fri 10am - 4pm
Who is it for:
Carers in Croydon
Disabled access:
Ground floor only
How to apply:
Contact direct
Sector:
Voluntary