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Young Carers

Support for children and young people aged under eighteen whose life is in some way restricted due to a caring role.

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Young Adult Carers

Are you aged between 16 and 24 and do you feel your life is in some way restricted due to a caring role?

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Adult Carers

Do you  provide help and support for a partner, child, relative, or friend who otherwise couldn't manage?

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Day Care

Providing a regular day out for older people  who need help and support.  Giving  family carers a few hours break. 

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Action for Family Carers

Action for Family Carers is an Essex charity, which for almost 30  years has been providing information and support to carers who have unpaid, caring responsibilities for others.

We are a Carers Trust Network Partner, Centre of Excellence and hold NCVO's PQASSO Level 3 Quality Mark. 
We provide information, befriending, counselling, volunteering opportunities and respite day care across the county,
working within schools and a variety of community settings.


How You Can Support Us

There are 180,000 unpaid Carers in Essex that need our help and support. 

Over 30,000 Carers in Essex provide unpaid care for over 50 hours per week. Please help us to give them support - and to give them a break! Thank you


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Latest News

Respite Care
Saturday, 31st August 2019
Chocolate biscuit treat at Maldon Day Centre
Chocolate biscuits at Maldon Day Centre - thank you Jed!
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Adult Carers
Friday, 30th August 2019
Heritage Railway Walk
Our Step Out walk this week was the Heritage Railway Walk at Elms Farm Park.
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We offer a free and confidential service and are here to help and support you.

Contact our team today and find out what services we offer and how we can help you and your family.

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Carers Trust
Carers Trust Award - Centre of excellence
PQASSO Level 3