Are you a carer?

You might not think of yourself as a carer and think what you do is just part of being a parent, spouse, friend or sibling. As a result you might be missing out on the support that is available.

Find out more

Help & Advice

Our Resources and Support Centre contains information and articles that can help support you in your caring role. Be sure to register with us to take full advantage.

Resource and Support Centre

We Care.

Illness, disability and old age; there are many reasons why 3 in 5 of us will need to look after a loved one and become a carer at some point in our lives. It can be extremely rewarding, but it can also be tough. We can help.


We can help you find the support you need for your caring role. Contact us today.

Carer Support Dorset

We support carers across Dorset.

Find out more

We can put you in touch with organisations which may be able to help you.

Contact us

Discover the local Carer Support Groups available

Click here

Tips for looking after your mental health during the Covid-19 lockdown

Melanie Costas, founder of Rural Mental Health Matters shared some tips and ideas with...
Read Article

Barry’s Story

Barry has been a carer to his wife, Mary for over three decades. Mary was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis when they were engaged. His role has changed over the years from husband to full-time carer and in 2000, in his early 40s, he gave up work due to illness related to working and caring.

Read this story
Young man

If you are aged between 5-18 and look after someone or know of a young carer visit our young carer site.

Learn More