Carers Bucks is an independent local charity established in 2004 to support unpaid carers in Buckinghamshire.
Carers Bucks is part of Carers Trust (national network of Carers Centres around the UK). Commissioned by Buckinghamshire County Council, Carers Bucks is a countywide charity offering support to adult carers and young carers.
What We Do
Carers Bucks supports the health and wellbeing of unpaid carers and supports unpaid carers of all ages and in different caring roles. These caring roles include young carers, young adult carers, parents of children with a physical or learning disability, older carers, carers from the black and minority ethnic community and those looking after someone with a mental health condition.
Carers Bucks also provides a number of services for the benefit of carers in Buckinghamshire, including a Caring for Older Carers (75+) service, young adult carers support and a Carers Lounge at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.
All our services are free to carers.
All carers contacting Carers Bucks are able to speak to an experienced Support Worker in confidence, either over the telephone or by visiting our offices (please ring us first to make an appointment).
What Carers Bucks Provides:
Up-to-date information & advice on carers' issues
Help with knowing carers' rights & entitlements
Guidance on health & social issues
Help to create an emergency plan
Support groups across Buckinghamshire
Learning development programme
Someone to talk to in confidence
Opportunities to meet other carers
Bi-annual 'Carers News' Newsletter