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Support for carers

Find support if you help care for someone personally or professionally.

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Fedcap Scotland

Free employment support service in Scotland

Fair Start Scotland offers employability skills, access to training, specialist support and in-work support for people who may be struggling to find work including those with disability or additional support needs, health conditions, care leavers and those with a conviction.



Self-care advice for carers and people supporting others

Provides information and self-care advice to those who provide unpaid support to someone who is unwell or disabled.


Shared Care Scotland

Respite breaks and support for carers in Scotland

A site to help unpaid carers find respite opportunities and to find financial support through their Funding directory.


Scottish Government

Carer support organsations in Scotland

This page includes a list of carer support organisations in Scotland which are recognised by the Scottish Government as support organisations for unpaid carers.


Carers UK

Creating a carer contingency plan

Advice to create an emergency plan for you and all those you look after to ease your worries if you are not able to care for those you look after at any point in the future.


Carers UK

Advice for carers during covid19

Range of advice for carers including contingency planning and tips on how to look after your own health and wellbeing.


Carers Trust

Local carer support and replacement services

Provides a range of online information and signposts to local support groups to help anyone living with the challenges of caring for a family member or friend.



Money management information for carers

Provides financial advice for anyone caring for someone and links to further resources relating to emotional practical and professional support.



Guidance for carers from turn2us

Information and guidance on financial help available to carers. Includes a benefits calculator and a grants search tool.


Carers UK

Supporting carers throughout the UK

Find help and advice, and connect with other carers.


Citizens Advice

Information for carers

Help and support for carers including information on assessment, help with financial planning, practical advice, and signposting to other resources.


Grandparents Plus

Advice and support for kinship carers in England and Wales

A range of advice and support available including peer support for kinship carers – grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles or family friends who help raise children when their parents can’t.

England, Wales