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Help for unpaid carers from Caring Together

Caring Together is a leading charity supporting carers of all ages across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk.  

At Caring Together our vision is a world with no unpaid carer in crisis, isolated or struggling alone. You can join us in working to make this vision a reality for people who are looking after a family member or friend.

If you are an unpaid carer, we are here to help you. We are here to give you information and advice, and to provide services and support, to make your caring role more manageable, to benefit you and the person you support.

There are over 150,000 unpaid carers across the region covered by the charity: Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk, and tens of thousands are caring alone behind closed doors. More than three in five of us will become an unpaid carer at some point in our life. We will look after a family member or friend who needs our help because of illness, disability, poor mental health or addiction. Despite how common caring is, many unpaid carers feel they are on their own.

Unpaid carers often find themselves plunged into a caring role with little warning, and feel completely overwhelmed by the heavy responsibilities they shoulder. Many are exhausted from looking after their husband, wife, partner, parent, sibling or child for hours every day, sometimes in addition to trying to hold down a job or bring up children.

We need your help to make sure that even more carerin our local communities receive the practical and emotional support that they need. 

Caring Together is a network partner of Carers Trust and has grown significantly over the past ten years, providing more services and more help for family carers and their families across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk.

We are a fully Care Quality Commission (CQC) compliant organisation providing care in the home and community.

You can find out more about what is available to you by calling our specialist carer services team on 0345 241 0954 or you can email [email protected] or head to caringtogether.org/ask-for-support/ to let us know about your situation.

Or you can find out about click here to download our Looking after someone? leaflet [PDF, 2.09MB]

Stay updated with information for carers

You can get information about the latest support and advice for unpaid carers sent to you free of charge. Both our email newsletter and FREE Caring magazine can help you, click here to sign up.

Learn more about our work

You can download a copy of We are Caring Together [PDF, 3MB] to see more about our charity and how we work to ensure unpaid carers are given the support they need.

Our vision

We believe no unpaid carer should be in crisis, isolated or struggling alone.

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Our history

Discover the history of Caring Together Charity.

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Join our team

Find out about our current vacancies and volunteering opportunities

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Our team

Our staff and volunteers are all really special people, dedicated to making a difference.

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Quality and standards

We maintain a high quality service and standards.

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Our impact

Find out more about our work in our annual reports and reviews.

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Our safeguarding information for if you have a worry or concern regarding a Caring Together service user, staff member or volunteer.

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Your feedback

We hope that you will always be satisfied with the support we provide and look forward to receiving your comments. If we get it right or wrong we’d like to know.

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Thank you to our supporters

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