Rights, Advice, Support.
Carers Rights Day - 29 November
Every year, more than 2 million people become carers, many don’t identify themselves as carers and miss out on support. Even those who have been caring for years sometimes aren't aware of their entitlements.
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Do you know your rights as a carer?
Are you getting all the benefits you
are entitled to?
Do you know what practical support is available?
Do you need help, support or information? Why not contact us?
We offer a variety of services including; advocacy, help with filling in benefit forms, a personal support service in the home, planning for emergencies and applying for Direct Payments. See left column for links to more details.
Regular support meetings
Regular coffee mornings, activities cafes and outings are arranged by the Area Carers Support Workers.
Internet Cafes / computer help
We run an Internet Cafe in Romsey and Southampton for beginners, where you can use our laptops or bring your own for advice.
We produce a newsletter full of usefull information and news relevant to carers which can be downloaded by following this link. Alternatively fill in the form below if you would like to be added to the mailing list.
Sign up to our Newsletter
After you click 'Submit Form' - please click 'continue' at the top of the next page you see - this will bring you back to our website.
Why not join our 100 Club and help us raise money to support carers with a chance of winning a prize yourself? Only £12 per year,
better odds than the lottery for a local good cause!
Conference and meeting room hire
At the Romsey office, 9 Love Lane, there are three meeting rooms which are available to hire at reasonable rates, with concessions for small charities. Further information about meeting rooms and charges
Please consider a donation today - we are a charity and need donations to continue to help carers.
£2.00 pays for us to send a Carers Pack of helpful information to a new carer.
£5.00 Pays for our newsletter to be sent for free to a local carer – for a whole year!
£10 pays for a half hour friendly phone call to a lonely and stressed carer – or helping them with some form filling.
You can easily donate using your mobile phone just text:
Message: CTOG11 £2 (or £5 or £10)
100% of your donation will go towards helping unpaid family carers. For alternative ways to donate please click here.
|Why are we here?
Carers Together is a carer led organisation that offers support for carers living anywhere in Hampshire including Southampton and Portsmouth. This website provides information about how to share your concerns, link to other carers, learn about the available support and how to access it for your own needs.
|Who are we for?
We support relatives, friends or neighbours - who are looking after or are concerned about another person. This may be because they are old and frail, have a disability or a long or short term health condition. Or perhaps they are isolated or struggling to cope.
Could I talk to someone?
Please do contact us with any queries you may have - click here for area contact numbers or phone our main office above. You can also use the CALL listening line number above if you would just like to talk to someone, in confidence.
The office is usually open from 9.30 am - 4.30 pm Monday to Friday.
At other times, please leave your telephone number on the answering
machine, or email us.
We will respond as soon as possible.
Directions to the Romsey office