Self-Help: Carer Support

CERS (Carers Emergency Support Service) – Birmingham Carers Hub

Forward Carers is a West Midlands based Carer and family support organisation. We pride ourselves on making a real difference to the lives of people caring for elderly, frail, sick or disabled family members through working in partnership.

Birmingham Carers Hub also offer a range of support and services to carers in Birmingham, further information available at: They run an information and advice line on 0333 006 9711 (Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri: 8.45am-5.15pm | Weds: 8.45am-6.45pm | Sat: By appointment)

Telephone: 0121 442 2960

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Carers UK

We’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.
Our expert telephone advice and support service is here if you want to talk about caring. If you’re looking for answers, our online information and support is the best place to start.

Carers UK also runs an independent helpline, available by calling 0808 808 7777 Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm or by emailing

Telephone: 020 7378 4999

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Alzheimers Society

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. We campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today. Alzeimers UK also run a dedicated helpline through Dementia Connect Support Line which can be found below.

Telephone: 03331503456