Help for Carers

Durham County Carers Support

Durham County Carers Support offers a variety of different services;

  • Information and Advice
  • Help with accessing and completing benefit and grant forms
  • Carer Breaks
  • Carer Support Groups
  • Counselling
  • Training
  • A Chance to have your say

Bridge Young Carers

Support for young carers includes;

  • Young Carers Assessment
  • Whole family support
  • One to one sessions
  • Five “High Five” support sessions throughout the year which focus on the High Five outcomes; Be Safe, Be Heard, Be a Voice, Be Healthy and Be Strong
  • Peer support where a need is identified
  • Access to Carers Breaks
  • An Ambassadors programme for young people moving on from The Bridge Young Carers Support who wish to use their experience to benefit their peers

Last modified: September 30, 2020