Support for children and young people aged under eighteen whose life is in some way restricted due to a caring role.
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?
Do you provide help and support for a partner, child, relative, or friend who otherwise couldn't manage?
Providing a regular day out for older people who need help and support. Giving family carers a few hours break.
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 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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#youngcarers #respite #dayout Young Carers visited Maldon Fire Station in April 2019 and as you can see they loved it. The Firefighters talked about safety in the home and demonstrated all the equipment. The Young Carers were allowed to climb on the fire engines and put the siren on. As you can see the kind Firefighters allowed them to play with the hoses and the children were having fun running through the jets and getting soaked (it was a sunny day).
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.