Blackburn with Darwen Carers Service
Blackburn with Darwen Carers Services are a local charity supporting the work of unpaid carers in the Borough and it aims to provide you with relevant and accurate information about all aspects of your caring role, and keep you up-to-date with the free services and events we are offering.
Are you a Carer?
Do you look after a family member, partner, friend or neighbour?
Do you care for someone on a voluntary basis?
Do you care for someone full time or perhaps just do their shopping?
If this sounds like you, we are here to help.
We do this through a range of services including a sympathetic carers support telephone line, a team of Carers Support Officers, and a variety of workshops, training and events.
Why contact the Carers Service?
We can act as an independent mediation service between carers and other agencies.
We have a good understanding of carers rights and issues.
We can offer short or long term support.
Our service is free, and confidential. We are here to help you
Who do we support?
- Young Carers.Older People.
- People of working age.
- People from a BME background.
- People with learning disabilities.
- People with mental health issues.
- Children and young people with disabilities.
- People with physical disabilities.
- People who have a substance abuse problem.
This is not a complete list and if you do not fall into any of the categories we may still be able to offer you help. Please contact us on (01254) 688440 or visit our website - www.bwdcarers.org.uk