If you are a carer under 18 years of age, please see the young carers - support and advice page.
Our trained staff in the customer services centre will help you decide what you may require and who to contact. They can put you in touch with our specialist social care staff. These specialists can visit you, or the person you care for, to look at what extra help may be needed.
The services available to the person you care for will depend on an assessment of their needs but some examples are:
We can also provide support directly to you as a carer. Some examples are:
In addition to the help and support we can provide, there are many organisations in North Yorkshire which support carers, including carers' centre and carers' resources. These are organisations whose purpose is to give practical and emotional support to carers. For more details, see the carers' centres in North Yorkshire page.
Related information from NHS Choices
Links to information for carers on the NHS Choices website.
The carers directsection provides information, advice and support for carers.
Information on life as a carer, including all about caring; getting help; and real stories from carers. For more information see the carers' livespage.
Customer services centre (social care enquiries)
Full contact details for the customer services centre, including how to call in personally, can be found firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 0845 034 9410
Fax: 01609 532009
Compliments, complaints, comments and concerns (adult social care)
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Tel: 01609 532638
Fax: 01609 532025