• Carer stories

    These carers all come from different walks of life but all find themselves in a caring role.

    Carer stories
  • What is a carer?

    Anyone who gives unpaid support to look after someone who is unable to look after themselves.

    What is a carer?
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    of a child or young person with SEND. We can offer free and impartial help.

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Become one of our valued volunteers in 2018

Become one of our valued volunteers in 2018

Could you spare an hour or two a month to volunteer with us? Volunteering with Carers Gloucestershire offers the opportunity to use your skills and time to help the county’s unpaid carers. Our roles are as diverse as our volunteers – you ...

Slider Carer Stories

Carer stories

Elena’s Story Elena moved with her mother from Australia to care full time for her Grandfather who has Vascular Dementia. She took on the full responsibility of supporting her Mum to care for her Grandfather, whilst struggling to study and manage her...

Money and benefits

Money and benefits

Whilst caring for some can be incredibly rewarding, it can also take a huge toll on your health and family finances, and many carers have to give up work or reduce working hours to care. Our experienced Carer Advisers can help you find your way throu...

Carers Forums

Carers Forum

Through the Carers Voice, Carers Gloucestershire continues to help local carers and relevant local organisations to set up local forums around the county. As people’s availability for meetings is increasingly limited, there are some county-wide gathe...

Carers Lottery

Carers Lottery

Help us support carers like John and win £25,000. John is 78 and a full time carer for his wife Janice, who has Parkinson’s disease. He cares for her 24/7 and helps her with walking, showering and dressing, along with all the household work including...