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Carer-Connect
Our new online platform bringing unpaid Carers together. Join in the conversation and connect with other Carers no matter what time of day.
A group of people walking for the Walk 1000 miles challenge
Walk 1000 miles for Carers
Walking to raise awareness for Carer Support South Lakes because of the work they do supporting unpaid Carers.
Men’s support group walking for Carer Support South Lakes because we want to raise awareness of unpaid male Carers
Male Carers Keswick to Kendal (K2K)
We are a men’s support group walking for Carer Support South Lakes because we want to raise awareness of unpaid male Carers
Circle of running shoes promoting the Couch to 5k initiative
Couch to 5k
Please help me raise money for Carer support South Lakes as I participate in the Public Health England initiative ‘Couch to 5k’.

and help us improve the lives of carers of all ages

Welcome to Carer Support South Lakes

Carer Support South Lakes is an independent, local charity and network partner of Carers Trust. We provide a range of services to support and enhance the lives of unpaid carers of all ages throughout South Lakeland.

Are you a Carer?

A Carer is someone who, without payment, provides help and support to a parent, partner, child, relative, friend or neighbour, who could not manage without their help. This could be due to age, physical or mental illness, substance misuse or disability.

There are thousands of Carers in South Lakeland. Many juggle work, school, or other commitments along with their caring role, and most don’t think of themselves as Carers, nor do they realise the range of services available to help them.

The term Carer should not be confused with a care worker, or care assistant who receives payment for looking after someone.

Do you need our support?

Many Carers face emotional and financial difficulties. Many have given up their income, education or employment prospects or pension rights to care for someone. Others attempt to juggle jobs and their caring responsibilities.

Taking on a caring role can lead to feelings of isolation, frustration, depression and can result in ill health.

Access to information, emotional support, advocacy, financial support and opportunities to take a break can help manage the impact of caring on the lives of Carers.

Get Involved

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01539 815970

Volunteering with us

 

admin@carersupport
southlakes.org.uk

01539 815970

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