Carers
This page contains resource information for carers

Carers FIRST in Kent & Medway are a charity supporting carers
across the districts of Dartford, Gravesham, Sevenoaks, Swanley,
Tonbridge & Malling, Tunbridge Wells, and Medway. They provide
emotional and practical support, advice and information to support
carers in their caring role. They provide access to support groups,
befriending, training, respite, activities, trips and events.

Carers Support and Assessment Coordinators work within the
community to allow greater interaction with carers, statutory
services and other voluntary agencies.

They support adult and young carers who look after their cared
for person who, through ill health, disability, frailty, mental health
issues or substance misuse are unable to manage without support.
Some carers will live with their cared for person, others may not.
They support young carers from the age of 5 to 18, then
through transition into adulthood. They have no upper
age limit for the carers they support.

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Weekly Carers Surgeries at St Edmunds Living Well - Tuesdays 10am – 3pm.
These are 1-1 appointments for Carers.
Please call the Carers FIRST Hub on 0300 303 1555 to book a slot.






Kent Young Carers is a project to support all young carers aged 5-18 across
Kent with information, advice, signposting, social activities and individual
support.

Who is a young carer?

If you support someone who would otherwise struggle to look after themselves without your help - mum, dad, brother, sister... and you are aged 5-18 then you are a young carer.

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Healthy Living Centre Dartford is a Company Limited by Guarantee (England and Wales) Company No 07409535. Registered Charity No 1142458.
R/O St Edmunds Church Living Well, St Edmunds Road, Dartford DA1 5ND 01322 311265 // info@hlcdartford.org.uk

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