The following organisations provide support to carers in mid and south Essex:
Essex: Carers FIRST
Carers FIRST provides emotional and practical support, advice, information and guidance, and opportunities for carers to access training, social groups, activities, trips and more.
For more information, please call 0300 303 1555.
Southend Carers are here to offer support to any carers that live or have a cared for that lives in the Southend Borough.
Southend Carers can offer services that are free to carers from advice to information and guidance including:
- help to fill out forms
- emotional support and counselling
- crisis avoidance from a dedicated team
- contingency planning
- end of Life support
- support and social groups
For more information, please call 01702 393933.
Thurrock Carers Service
The Thurrock Carers Service can help you with:
- carers benefits
- welfare forms
- carers assessments
- employment support
- volunteering support
- social care assessments
- lasting power of Attorney
- medical resource information
The Thurrock Carer’s Service first session will take place on 19 June 2023, from 1pm to 4pm at the Jubilee Centre (RM16 2PX).
For more information, please email email@example.com or call 01375 659 172.