Welcome to Carers’ Support East Kent, a charity that provides Carers with the information and support they need.
Who we help
You may not think of yourself as a Carer, but our services are available to you if you look after a relative or friend, who due to physical or mental illness, age-related difficulties, disability or an addiction, cannot manage without your support.
How we help
We provide information, support and signposting to services by phone, email, online, text and in person.
Find out about services available to Carers, benefits and rights.
A listening ear, drop-ins, support groups, social activities and training workshops.
Carer’s Needs Assessment
To identify and access the support you need as a Carer.
Kent Carer’s Emergency Card
Peace of mind when you are away from the person you look after.
Carers’ Hospital Service
At QEQM, William Harvey and Kent & Canterbury Hospitals.
Young Adult Carer Service
A dedicated team for 16-24 year old Carers.
If you look after a relative or friend who could not manage without you, we can provide the information and support you need by phone, email, online, text and in person.
If you’re a health, social care or education professional, please refer Carers to us as early as possible.
There are many ways you can get involved with us. Volunteer, become a trustee, join our staff team, support us with fundraising or feedback about our services.
What’s on for Carers
We run Carer drop-ins, support groups, social activities, training workshops and fundraising events. Search the calendar to see what’s on in your area this month.
Please be aware that all groups/events/activities are currently suspended due to coronavirus.