TO SUTTON CARERS CENTRE
The aim of our work is to help ensure that no Carer has to reach crisis point before they get the support they need.
A Carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health concern or an addiction, cannot cope without their support.
Anyone could be a Carer – a 15-year-old girl looking after a parent with alcohol dependency, a 40-year-old man caring for his partner who has terminal cancer, or an 80-year-old woman looking after her husband who has Alzheimer’s disease.
There are around seven million Carers in the UK – that is one in ten people. This is rising.
Three in five people will be Carers at some point in their lives in the UK.
Out of the UK’s Carers, 42% of Carers are men and 58% are women.
The economic value of the contribution made by Carers in the UK is £132bn a year.
By 2030, the number of Carers will increase by 3.4 million (around 60%).
INFORMATION AND ADVICE
Our advice service is free, confidential and available to all Carers. MORE
Are you receiving all of the benefits and concessions that you are entitled to? MORE
Benhill House, 1st Floor, 12-14 Benhill Avenue, Sutton, Surrey SM1 4DA
Fax: 020 8296 5616
Core working hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10:00am until 5:00pm. Tuesday 10:00am to 8:00 pm with an information session on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Please sign up to our newsletter for further details.
SPECIALIST MENTAL HEALTH TEAM
For people caring for someone with a mental health issue. MORE