Sutton Carers Centre remains open and continues to provide both Young and Adult Carers (children and adults) with free information, advice, practical and emotional support. If you or someone you know requires the services we offer, then please call the team on 020 826 5611, or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Our services are being run by phone, online, or face-to-face by appointment. Please click here to find out more.
We want to help you look after yourself, care safely, and to plan care for the person/people you support, in the event of you becoming unwell. We also are here to make sure that no one has to care alone.
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
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Benhill House, 1st Floor, 12-14 Benhill Avenue, Sutton, Surrey SM1 4DA
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Core working hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday Friday 10:00am until 5:00pm. Tuesday 10:00am to 8:00 pm with an information sessions the 2nd Saturday of each month. Please sign up to our newsletter for further details.