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Adult carers

Adult carers are people aged 18 or over, who offer regular, substantial help to a relative, neighbour, or friend who is elderly, ill or has a disability, and are not employed to do so.

Our customer services centre staff will help you decide what you may need and who to contact. They can put you in touch with our specialist social care staff, who will look at what extra help may be needed.

Support for you as a carer

We can provide support, including:

Support from other organisations

There are many organisations in North Yorkshire which support carers, including carers' centre and carers' resources, which give practical and emotional support. For more details, see the carers' centres in North Yorkshire page.

Adult carers - frequently asked questions

This page was last updated on 13 February 2015