We are here to help unpaid carers in Luton

Booster jabs for unpaid carers…

Read all about the booster jabs for unpaid carers at the Carers Trust website

We are here to help unpaid carers in Luton

We are here to help unpaid carers across Luton

We are open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 10am to 4pm, and on Tuesdays from 10am to 7pm.

We are here to help unpaid carers in Luton

Call us 0300 303 0201 or email us

For instant help simply click the pink ‘Chat with us’ button below, open 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday. We can help you with many questions straight away.

We are here to help unpaid carers in Luton

We provide 1-2-1 help at a time to suit you…

For more in-depth issues you can speak with our carer support workers, Sally and Levi. Please phone us to make an appointment or use the form on our ‘Contact Us’ page and we’ll arrange a time to talk.

We are here to help unpaid carers in Luton

Emergency help

If you need help in an emergency then there are many local and national services available

See emergency hotline phone numbers for carers in Luton

Free care skills training

Our popular and free care skills training programme is back…

Since 2017 The Disability Resource Centre has helped hundreds of local unpaid carers and Personal Assistants (PAs) to learn vital skills, for free. All thanks to funding from Skills for Care.

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Download timesheet forms

Money Matters

Improve your financial wellbeing with our free programme of support for people in Luton. Sign-up to join the first group that is starting in January 2022.

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Local (free) events, practical information and local news for unpaid carers in Luton

We produce a regular newsletter for unpaid carers that’s full of practical information. We also compile all the local events (mostly free to attend) that carers may like to attend.

You can subscribe for free and unsubscribe at any time.

Read previous newsletters

Download the brand new Luton Carers’ Handbook

Grab your free copy of our brand new Luton Carers’ Handbook.

It’s full of important information including:

  • Carer’s assessments & breaks for carers
  • Carer’s benefits and money
  • Employment support
  • End of life care
  • Information on medications and health conditions
  • Useful local and national contacts
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and answers

Download the new Luton Carers’ Handbook

All the ways we can help…

We have lots of useful information and links to other sources of help.

Online carer support group every Monday

Join us online every Monday for 10:30am – 12pm.
If you would like to participate in our online carer support meetings then please contact Levi or Sally on 0300 303 0201.

The meetings are increasingly well attended with carers having a break, a cuppa and a chat with other local carers.

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Free employment support including job club, skills training and CV building

Read all about the ways to improve your employment prospects as a carer.

Find out about free training and support programmes, career advice, job hunting skills (like CV building and interview skills), skills training, searching for jobs, applying for jobs and local adult education courses.

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32 ways to improve your wellbeing as a carer

There are lots of ways to improve your overall wellbeing as a carer.

Carers Central has compiled some information on local organisations and support groups that can help.

See our page of useful links, videos, apps and more for improving your wellbeing as a carer.

 

Frequently asked questions

Find out about carer’s assessment, carer’s allowance, blue badges and more in our easy-to-follow guide…

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We can help you with benefits and money

We have compiled some links to useful websites, free tools and support services to help carers claim government benefits and manage their money.

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Important coronavirus information for unpaid carers

Please see some useful information and links for the most up to date information during the coronavirus crisis.

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10 ways we can help you every week of the year

Our team is busy talking to carers every day, so we compiled the 10 most popular ways we can help unpaid carers in Luton.

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Carers rights

See our collection of useful links to information and resources about carers rights and legal issues.

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Your feedback matters

Please complete our short survey about our Carers Central service: Carers Central Survey

Rate our services, 1 to 5 stars: 1 to 5 star review

News

During the coronavirus crisis we can help you access reliable health and support information. We are here with a listening ear too, offering emotional support to disabled people, unpaid carers and families.

We are here to help unpaid carers in Luton

Approximately 9% of the population of Luton have caring responsibilities – that is over 18,000 people of all ages caring for others of all ages.

Luton Council and Luton Clinical Commissioning Group recognise the crucial role that carers play in the lives of those they care for. Luton Council worked with carers, voluntary and statutory sector partners to refresh the strategic plan for carers in the town.

Read more about our service for unpaid carers here.

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