Organisations and charities providing support for carers
Carers UK provides carers, those supporting them and others with national and local information about benefits they are entitled to.
Contact a Family is a UK-wide charity providing support, advice and information for families with disabled children.
Crossroads provides 'in the home care' for carers.
MacIntyre Care provides a wide range of services including registered care homes, supported living schemes, accredited training schemes and day services, as well as two residential schools.
The Princess Royal Trust for Carers provides information, advice and support services to carers of all ages in the UK. This is delivered through a network of independently managed Carers Centres, young carers services and interactive websites.
Young Carers Net supports carers under the age of 18 who are looking after someone who is sick or disabled.