What a Carers Week that was! We hope many of you enjoyed taking part in our events, and thanks to all for your support. There's still time to take part in the Week's special campaign - asking the government for more money for carers' breaks.

Carers Week Breaks Campaign

Need support?

We have support available for all Surrey's carers. Young carers, adult carers, professionals who work with carers, simply click below to find the information which is right for you.

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Our events are a mixture of face-to-face and on-line

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Mental health and wellbeing workshop

Join us for a workshop to help you develop the skills and confidence to discuss mental health and wellbeing issues.

Zoom digital event
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NAAFI break

Join our Armed Forces Carers Support Co-ordinator with a brew and a biscuit for a chat and a question and answer session. A special event for any carers who are serving, reservist, veterans and family members.

Zoom digital event
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Armed Forces Day picnic

Join us to celebrate Armed Forces Day with a picnic in the Quick Response Memorial Woodland, near Dorking. Bring your own picnic and enjoy the tranquil surroundings with other carers with military and veteran connections.

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How we've helped Surrey's carers during the pandemic...

We offer Surrey's carers all sorts of free support. Our expert teams have worked tirelessly to continue delivering info on benefits and entitlements, run support groups and events and more. If you're having a tough time we have one to one support and can be on hand with advice.

5,191

Adult carers attending one of our 254 new online events or support groups.

95,000+

Engagements with carers - including 6,888 phone calls with adult carers Jan-March 2021.

1,549

Carer identification letters sent - referenced as best practice by UK Gov.

Every carer has a story...

There are more than 115,000 carers living in Surrey. They come from all walks of life and range in age from 5 to 95.

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Read Hasu's story

Hasu gave up a highly successful, international business in order to care for his wife and son. He thinks it's really important to ask for support when you need it.

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Read Sriya's story

Sriya looks after her elderly grandparents. She found it hard to manage all the extra responsibilities, but is doing well, and says that being a carer is very much part of who she is.

Latest News

What's happening at Action for Carers and the wider caring world...

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Dominic Raab MP attends ACS Carers Week Q&A

We were pleased to welcome Dominic Raab, MP for Esher and Walton, and Foreign Secretary, to a ‘Carers Q&A’ as part of our Carers Week, on Friday 11 June.

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Young Carers in Surrey Consultation

Today Surrey County Council has launched a very important new survey into the lives and experiences of young carers. Responses will feed into Surrey's Young Carers Startegy, so it's hugely important.

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