Carers MK exists entirely to support the health and wellbeing of individuals who are caring for someone who cannot manage without them due to illness, physical disability, frailty, learning disability, mental health issues, addiction or additional needs. We support carers from all backgrounds including young carers, parents of children with a disability or an additional need, carers from the black and minority ethnic community (BAME), older carers and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) carers.
What we provide
- Up-to-date information and advice on carers’ issues
- Help with knowing carers' rights and entitlements
- Guidance on health and social care services
- Help to create an emergency plan
- Carer support groups, workshops and activities
- An opportunity to meet other carers
- A listening ear and someone to talk to in confidence
- A free counselling service
- Carers support at at Milton Keynes University Hospital
- Referrals to other services
- Bi-annual 'Carers News' newsletter
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/CarersMK/
Address- 439 Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes MK9 3BN
Number - 01908 231703
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The Progressive Alliance which runs Milton Keynes City Council has proposed over half a million pounds to reduce the impact of surface water flooding this year.
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