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Useful Links for Carers
The following links to national sites provide information which may be of interest to you in your role as carer.
Carers Direct - A free telephone advice line is open 7 days a week and provides a comprehensive advice service for carers wanting information and advice about benefits, how to get care and support, breaks, housing, equipment and more.
Carers.org - The homepage of The Princess Royal Trust for Carers provides news, discussion and chat forums, and lots of information, articles and fact sheets relating to carers.
Youngcarers.net - The partner site of carers.org, this website is aimed at young carers and includes competitions, chat, a discussion board and information on many issues that may affect young carers.
Direct.gov.uk - This national government site provides a vast range of information about services and policies relating to carers. Subjects covered include caring and emplyment, money matters and carers breaks.
Crossroads.org.uk - The homepage of the leading provider of practical support for carers in England and Wales.
Cafamily.org.uk - The homepage of Contact a Family, a UK-wide charity providing support, advice and info for families with disabled children.
Carersuk.org - National site offering information and support to carers.
Rethink.org - A charity that works to help everyone affected by mental illness recover a better quality of life.
Sussex Mental Healthline - This page, from the NHS Sussex Partnership Trust who provide mental health services in Sussex, provides information on how to contact the healthline if you have concerns regarding the mental health of someone you care for.
If you think that this page should contain links to any other sites that you have found useful or interesting, please let us know. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of the website and why you found it useful.
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