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Carers Support

Clive 1 Revd Clive Richardson

Carer Support Adviser

clive.richardson@cofeguildford.org.uk

01483 790330 / 07990 956392

In Surrey, there are an estimated 110,000 carers — children as well as adults. A man looking after his wife. A parent caring for a disabled child. A child looking after a parent with mental health issues. A woman helping her elderly parents. A mother and father supporting an adult child with mental health or substance misuse issues.

  • 42% feel they wouldn’t have support from people in their community in an emergency
  • 40% feel they get no encouragement or support
These aren’t statistics, they’re people, and they need help. 

Caring can be full-time. It can isolate, it can leave people emotionally stressed, and it can be a financial struggle. ​They might just need a friendly piece of encouragement or maybe some of the ​suppport on offer in the community.

We aim to get carers the suppport they need, by linking them with the right people and organisations.

​For advice for parishes, click here.

For advice for carers, click here.

Are you a carer or were you formerly a carer? Do you offer support to carers? Do you attend a carers support group?

Please join us at Guildford Cathedral, for ​our annual afternoon ​tea & a dedicated ​evensong, to give thanks for all ​carers in Surrey & North East Hampshire - 2017 date coming soon -