Our new 'Hubs' have started! These are locations across Surrey for carers to drop-in to meet our staff and get advice and support on all aspects of caring.

Carer Hubs

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 online

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Dementia support session

Are you supporting someone with dementia? Join us to talk to a dementia navigator from the Alzheimer's Society and find out some helpful strategies.

Zoom digital event

Meet the Hospital Carer Support Advisors

If you're a carer in Surrey with the person you care for attending hospital, we can help with advice, support, information and more

Zoom digital event

Knit & Natter (Evening)

Join us for a 'knit & natter' - a chance to catch up with fellow carers, have a chat, relax and share stories and knitting projects - all abilities welcome!

Zoom digital event

Latest News

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

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.