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Are you a Carer?

A Carer is someone who, without payment, provides care and support to a partner, disabled child, relative, friend or neighbor who could not manage without their help.  You may help with their personal care, provide emotional or practical support or just ensure they are safe and coping.  You many often feel isolated, overwhelmed and undervalued and as a carer YOU ARE IMPORTANT.

Who are we?

Durham County Carers Support is a registered Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee.  We are a voluntary organisation that provides free high quality services and support to unpaid Carers over the age of 18 who support someone living the County Durham area.  Click on “About Us” on the navigation pane to find out more.

What do we do?

We work closely with Durham County Council and for more information on the range of services they provide for Carers in County Durham please visit www.durhamcarers.info and for parent carers www.durham.gov.uk/childrensnetwork

Mission Statement
Durham County Carers Support aims to improve the health and wellbeing of Carers caring for someone in County Durham by providing practical and emotional support, advice and information.

 

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