We support people who give their time, unpaid, to support relatives and friends - living anywhere in Hampshire including Southampton and Portsmouth. 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.
We run a Computer Cafe in Romsey and Southampton for beginners, where you can use our laptops or bring your own for advice. We can also help with learning to use tablet computers and smart phones.
We produce a newsletter full of useful 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.
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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
Three ways to help carers today: we are a charity and rely on donations. We are trying to reach people who don't yet know we are here to help them - as well as supporting the many people who contact us every day.
£2 Pays for a carers pack to be sent to carers in need of help.
£5 Pays for us to reach people who have suddenly become carers when their loved one goes into hospital.
£10 pays for a half hour friendly phone call to a lonely and stressed carer.
£50 Pays for a home visit to a carer who cannot get out due to their caring responsibilities.
Join 'Give as You Live' before Christmas at NO COST TO YOU and
they will double the donations recieved by retailers you but from online - click the picture below to find out how.
You can also easily donate using your mobile phone (any network) 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.
Could I talk to someone?
Please do contact us with any queries you may have by phoning our main office above. You can also use our CALL listening line number 08000 3 23456 any day of the year until 10.00pm- 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