HAPPY CARERS WEEK! Please join us at one of our many events (on line and in person) to celebrate YOU and all that you do! Carers Week is Monday 10th June-Sunday 16th June.

Carers Week

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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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FREE wellbeing and information events, both face-to-face and online

Skin Care 'Get unready with us'

Join us for a 'how to' workshop for carers with lots of tips and ideas on skin care, prep and focus on our night time skin care routine.

Zoom digital event
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Parent carer support group

Are you a parent supporting your child? Join us to talk to other parent carers. To celebrate Carers Week, we will send goody bags to everyone joining this session this week.

Zoom digital event
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Relaxation with Rachel

Join ACS's Rachel for some relaxing exercises to reduce stress and bring calm. To celebrate Carers Week, we will send goody bags to everyone joining this session this week.

Zoom digital event

Latest News

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

No Choice but to Care Report from Carers UK marking carers week

No Choice But to Care

Carers UK have published a new report for Carers Week 2024, 'No Choice But to Care, highlighting pressures unpaid carers are under across the UK

Adult carers
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Thank you intrepid Azets team!

A huge well done to the team from accountants Azets who climbed Mount Snowden in atrocious conditions to raise money for young carers in Surrey.

Adult carers
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Carers UK launches Carers Manifesto

Action for Carers supports the 'Carers Manifesto', just launched by Carers UK, in advance of a likely change of government this year. 

Adult carers

Helping Surrey's unpaid carers aged 5-95

We offer Surrey's carers all sorts of free support. Our expert teams provide information and advice, run support groups and events and more.

21,250

unpaid adult carers, plus another 2000+ aged 5-17, were supported by us in 2022. But we know there are many more carers in Surrey. Please register with us for support.

4,088

phone calls were made in 2022 by our friendly and expert Helpline staff to carers in need. We're here for you if you're an unpaid carer in Surrey.

4,778

adult carers attended one of our 871 events in 2022, either face-to-face or on line. We've always got lots going on, please take a look at what's on offer over the next few weeks!

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.

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