Call: 01229 822822 or Email: admin@furnesscarers.co.uk

Furness Carers

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Free Support & Services for Carers

Carers are family, friends or neighbours who help someone with some aspect of daily living because they are ill, frail or have a physical, sensory or learning disability. This can be personal care, practical help like shopping and household tasks or just emotional support.

Our Services

Carers Assessments for Carers to discuss their caring role and decide on any support or services they may need.

Carers Emergency Contingency Plan & Card Scheme to ensure replacement care or family/friends are contacted if a Carer has an emergency.

Volunteer Sitting Service – Volunteers will sit with the cared-for so Carers can have a break e.g. go shopping, go to an appointment or use Carers services (no personal care provided).

Groups of Carers meet regularly in Barrow.

Contact with others in a similar caring role.

Referrals to other agencies that may be able to offer support.

Counselling to help with issues related to the caring role.

Aromatherapy for relaxation and to help cope with stress.

Craft Group/Drop-in – Tuesday 1.30 – 3pm.

Drop-in Sessions for Carers to call in for information or just a coffee and a chat. Friday 9.30am – 11am at Furness Carers Meeting Room, Hindpool Community Centre, Nelson Street, Barrow-in-Furness.

Young Carers Project, which supports those aged 5-18 who care for parents, siblings or other relatives.

Other Services as required by Carers’ individual needs.

Details of all these services can be obtained by ringing the Adult Carers Team on 01229 822822.

You are entitled to an assessment of your own needs as a Carer. Contact us for further details.

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Contact Us

Call: 01229 822822

Email: admin@furnesscarers.co.uk

Address: Furness Carers
Hindpool Community Centre
Nelson Street
Barrow-In-Furness
Cumbria
LA14 1NF

Opening Times: Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm

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About Us

Furness Carers: is a non-profit making organisation registered with the Charity Commission and a Registered Company limited by guarantee. is managed by an Executive Committee (Board of Directors) which includes Carers as Trustees. is a consortium member of Carers Support Cumbria, an organisation made up of the five Carers organisations within Cumbria. works with Carers… Read more

Registered Charity in England: 1114029 Company: 5724307