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- After Umbrage
After Umbrage was established to care for those who care. They aim to provide free, relaxing holiday accommodation in some of the more scenic areas of rural Britain to those who take care of loved ones with a terminal illness.
- Alzheimer’s Society
Alzheimer’s Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
- Cambridge Joint Playschemes
CJP provides Holiday Playschemes for children and young people with moderate to severe learning disabilities as well as Saturday morning clubs.
- Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group
Website for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group.
- Cambridgeshire Consultancy in Counselling
Is a mental health charity providing affordable counselling and related services to organisations and to those in the local community, ensuring a lack of funds is no barrier to getting help.
- Cambridgeshire County Council
Social care information and support for Carers and information about the Carers Support Team in Cambridgeshire.
Your portal for information on: Social care and community support options in Cambridgeshire; Groups, Clubs and Organisations; Help and Advice; Courses in Cambridgeshire; Venues to hire and Community news.
- Care Network
Care Network provides help for older, isolated and vulnerable people living in Cambridgeshire – enabling them to remain independent and maintain social contact with friends and the community.
- Carer’s Allowance
You can now claim Carer’s Allowance online as well as contact them for claim forms and decisions made on claims.
- Carers Direct
Carers Direct – information, advice and support for carers.
- Carers Together
Carers Together is a mentoring project, funded by the Big Lottery Fund and delivered by TimeBank & Carers UK. It is a free online support service for carers where you can chat online, privately & securely, to a trained volunteer with caring experience.
- Carers Trust
Carers Trust is a new charity formed by the merger of The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and Crossroads Care in April 2012. Carers Trust works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring and unpaid carers
- Carers UK
Carers UK is the voice of carers and the leading campaigning, policy and information organisation for carers. CarersLine 0808 808 7777.
- Carers Week
An annual week-long event to raise the profile of Carers and the public’s awareness of them.
- Centre 33
Centre 33 gives free support and information to young people living in Cambridge and South & East Cambridgeshire.
- Citizens Advice Bureau
The Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) has a network of advice centres across the UK. They offer advice on a wide range of subjects from housing and health, to debt and consumer issues.
- Contact a Family
Contact a Family is a UK-wide charity providing support, advice and information for families with disabled children.
- COPE – Cambridgeshire Older People’s Enterprise
Cambridgeshire Older People’s Enterprise is an independent voice for the over 50’s speaking up on issues that affect our age group. COPE is a registered charity run by a small group of volunteers. For more information telephone 01223 364303.
- Counselling Directory
This is a free, confidential service that will hopefully encourage those in distress to seek help. The website also contains a number of sections on emotional disorders and provides some useful statistics.
- Family Voice
A local registered charity actively seeking to improve services in all areas of the lives of children and young people with disabilities or additional needs.
Gov.uk provides a single point of online access to government services and information – including employment, financial support, rights, education, independent living and much more.
- Healthwatch Cambridgeshire & Peterborough
Working with you to improve health & social care. Lots of events for carers and people with care needs.
- Huntingdon Freemen’s Trust
Providing support and benefit for individuals, groups and organisations who reside within the area covered by Huntindon Town Council.
- Huntingdon Town Council
Huntingdon Town Council’s official website – a prime source of information for both residents and visitors to Huntingdon.
Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.
- Luminus Embrace Service
Embrace is a free support service that is designed to help Huntingdonshire residents aged 65 and over to remain living independently.
- The Mix
Information and advice for under 25s on every subject, including by phone and webchat.
- Norfolk Carers
Norfolk Carers offers a range of information, advice and support to unpaid carers.
- Norfolk County Council
Information on care, support and health from Norfolk County Council.
- Peterborough City Council
Peterborough City Council are responsible for providing certain health and social care services in the Peterborough area.
- Peterborough Council for Voluntary Service
Peterborough Council for Voluntary Service (PCVS) is a registered charity set up by local organisations in 1980 as an umbrella and network organisation to the voluntary sector in Peterborough.
An independent information, support and parental involvement network run by parents for parents.
- Power of Attorney
Information on the different types of Power of Attorney, how to register and other advice.
Red2Green is a registered charity which runs projects across Cambridgeshire providing leisure, educational and work opportunities for over 600 people with a wide range of disabilities.
Available day and night to listen and help you talk through your worries by phone, email, text, letter or face to face.
- Silver Line
The Silver Line is free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
- Somersham & Pidley Time Bank
Time Banking is a way for people to come together and help each other by exchanging knowledge, help and skills.
- St Ives Time Bank
The St Ives Time Bank is an exciting new venture where people in the town volunteer their own time and skills in return for other people’s. The project is strengthening ties in the community bridging some of the gaps the government cuts have created.
- The Acorn Cancer Support Group
The Acorn Cancer Support Group has been running since 1998, providing support to cancer patients an their carers across St Ives, Huntingdon, Ramsey and surrounding area.
VoiceAbility, formerly Speaking Up, supports and empowers people with learning difficulties, disabilities and mental health problems to speak up for themselves. Tel: 01223 555800.