Carers NI

Carers NI

*We're here to make life better for carers*

Across Northern Ireland, 214,000 people are carers, supporting a loved one
who is older, disabled or seriously ill. 

Looking after someone can be tough, but you’re not on your own. Carers NI
is here to listen, to give you expert information and advice that’s
tailored to your situation, to champion your rights and support you in
finding new ways to manage at home, at work, or wherever you are.

Working as part of Carers UK:

* we give expert advice, information and support
* we connect carers so no-one has to care alone
* we campaign together for lasting change
* we innovate to find new ways to reach and support carers

Services

*Information*

* We operate an advice and information service for carers and professionals,
dealing with a range of issues such as carers' benefits, community care
and services for carers
* We provide a wide range of leaflets and booklets and a regular newsletter
for carers, members and professionals

*Support*

* We offer carers the chance to meet with other carers through our network
of local groups, to share experiences and reduce the feeling of isolation.
* We help new and existing carers' groups

*Campaigning*

* We raise awareness of the role of carers and inform Government and policy
makers of their needs
* We help carers make their own voices heard where it counts

*Tailored training*

* We provide training to workers in the voluntary and statutory sector on
carers' issues and carers assessments
* We provide training on The Carers and Direct Payments Act (Northern
Ireland) 2002, in partnership with Health and Social Services Trusts
* We provide carer involvement, assertiveness and media training to help
carers develop a strong voice

Opening hours

The office is not open to the public but we are available to take your calls
and email during office hours - Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 4.00pm

Contact Details

NICVA will not disclose any contact details further to those published by the organisation below.

Address

Carers NI
Merrion Business Centre
58 Howard Street
Belfast
Co Antrim
BT1 6PJ
United Kingdom

Phone

028 9043 9843

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