Carer support

Carer definition 

‘A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support’

Sefton Carers Centre has launched a new helpline for unpaid carers to get support and advice. The new number, 0151 288 6086, is available for use now and will work alongside the centre’s existing methods of contact.

The helpline is open Monday to Friday, between 10am and 3pm, with the option for an evening call back for carers who are busy during the day. Carers can also email: help@carers.sefton.gov.uk

Sefton Carers Centre is a local charity that provides invaluable free advice and guidance to unpaid carers across the borough of Sefton. This includes welfare benefits advice, carer’s assessments and specialist young carer and parent carer teams, as well as local information in relation to the current crisis.

A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid (including those who are in receipt of carers allowance), for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot manage without their support.

For information about all of the free support services that Sefton Carers Centre provides visit their website: www.sefton-carers.org.uk or call the main reception on 0151 288 6060, Monday - Friday (9am – 4.30pm).

Sefton Carers Centre is a registered charity in England and Wales No. 312443.

https://www.sefton.gov.uk/social-care/carers/

https://www.facebook.com/SeftonCarersCentre/

0151 288 6060

 

If you wish to let us know that you are a current carer please complete our carer identification form and email to gp.n84005@nhs.net

Once you identify yourself as a carer the practice will contact you annually to offer flu vaccine and bring your attn to any new local support services available. 

 

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