Are you a carer in County Durham?

One to one support & advice for carers in County Durham

Are you a carer in Darlington?

One to one support & advice for carers in Darlington

Raise Money & Support Carers

Businesses or individuals see how you can help us

Our Groups & Events

A diary of support groups and a veriety of events

Carer Friendly Discount Card

Recognises and rewarding the support carers provide

Professional Referrals

Online referral requests for professional carers

Volunteering Opportunities

Anytime spared can make a huge difference

Working Carers & Employers...

Find out how we can support you

Durham County Carers Support aims to improve the health and wellbeing of Carers caring for someone in County Durham & Darlington


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 in the County Durham & Darlington.  Click here to find out how we can help you.

We pride ourselves on helping those who help others by offering a range of services from: Carer support; training for Carers; helping to give Carers some extra time to look after their own wellbeing; and to take a break.

If you would like to speak to us, or make an enquiry, please call us on 0300 005 1213 or email   

Help us get it right 

Comments on the work of Durham County Carers Support are always welcome and help us in the planning of future services. If you have any comments or are unhappy about the service or support that you were given by us, please let us know. 

All comments and complaints are taken seriously and are treated in confidence. 

If you would like to make a complaint please tell a member of staff that you are unhappy with the service and we will try to resolve the problem with you. For any compliments/comments or complaints please contact us on 0300 005 1213 or email


To help reduce costs and our carbon footprint we would like to you send our "Caring Matters" magazine by email, call or email us 0300 005 1213 to add your email address to our mailing list.

Calling on all unpaid Carers....

to take a survey on what support you need in your caring role! Carers Trust has launched a survey of unpaid adult carers to find out what support unpaid carers need from government. The survey also asks how social care reform could support carers more effectively. The findings of the survey will help inform a Carers Trust campaign to improve the future support available to carers from the government.




Please spread the word with any unpaid carers you know to make sure as many unpaid carers as possible take the survey. The survey is live and will run up to 18 October.


Government toolkit regarding face covering and disability,   click on the image to download.




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