For 20 years, charity Carers’ Support East Kent has been providing information and support to Carers improving their well-being, reducing isolation and placing Carers at the centre of everything we do.

In 2001, we supported 400 Carers

20 years on, we’re supporting 8,000 + Carers a year.

Most of us will become Carers at some point.

We’ll be here if you need us.

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What’s happening during 2021?

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We’re looking back over the last 20 years and celebrating our achievements.

COVID-19 has been particularly difficult for Carers. We’re encouraging everyone to recognise and support Carers in their own community.

20 years supporting Carers – highlights

2001

Dover District Carers’ Support registered as a charity, 400 Carers supported.

2009

Became Carers’ Support Dover District & Thanet and began supporting Carers in Thanet.

2013

Became Carers’ Support – Canterbury, Dover & Thanet and began supporting Carers in Canterbury.

2013

Became a Network Partner of Carers Trust, awarded Carers Trust Quality Award in 2019.

2019

Became Carers’ Support East Kent, supporting over 8000 Carers a year.

2021

Celebrating 20 years supporting Carers!

It’s all about 20!

20 ways we make a difference

We’ve been putting Carers at the centre of everything we do for 20 years, providing services that make a positive impact on Carer’s lives.

20 Carer stories

Carers are all ages and come from all communities. Every Carer’s story is different.

20 facts about Carers

1 in 9 people in Kent are Carers so it’s likely you’ll know someone who is a Carer – a relative, friend, colleague or employee.

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20 celebration events

Obviously COVID-19 has put some restrictions on our celebration plans, but we will find a way! Watch this space …

Thank you

Thank you to all our past and present funders, volunteers, trustees, referrers and partner organisations.

And a BIG thank you to the thousands of Carers we have had the pleasure of supporting over the last 20 years. We’ll continue to place you at the centre of everything we do.

We welcome your ideas

We’re always keen to hear what Carers and others think of our services and how we can improve them, and to receive ideas for future projects.