Support for carers

Local support groups for carers

Sutton has a number of different carer support groups which gives carers the opportunity to talk to other carers in similar caring situations who know what they are going through; and can offer support, sympathy, understanding and advice to help carers release some of the stress they may experience being a carer, and help them feel less isolated in their caring roles. Carers can attend any of the following support groups in Sutton by using the contact details below.

Aspergers parent/carers Support group
Support group for parents and carers of children with Aspergers. Meets bi-monthly on Thursdays 9.30 - 11.30am, at Sutton Civic Offices, enquiries@suttoncarerscentre.org, 020 8296 5611

Learning disabilities carers support group
Support group for carers of people with a learning disability. Meets monthly on Tuesdays 10.30am - 12.30pm at  Sutton Civic Offices, enquiries@suttoncarerscentre.org, 020 8296 5611

Mental health carers group
Support group for carers of people with mental health conditions. Meets monthly on Thursdays 12 - 2pm at Sutton Civic Offices, enquiries@suttoncarerscentre.org, 020 8296 5611

Moving on group for former carers
Support group for former carers. Meets monthly on Tuesdays 1.30 - 3.30pm at Sutton Carers Centre, enquiries@suttoncarerscentre.org, 020 8296 5611

Lone carers support group
Monthly support group for lone carers. Meets monthly on Saturdays 11am - 1pm at Sutton Carers Centre, enquiries@suttoncarerscentre.org, 020 8296 5611

Altogether
Peer support/fun activities for carers/family/people with dementia. Meets on alternate Thursdays 2 - 4pm, at Trinity Centre, Trinity Church, 020 8686 4018

Evening support group for carers of people with dementia
Support group for carers of people with dementia run by Alzheimer’s Society. Meets monthly on Wednesdays  7.30- to 9.30pm, at Pandora House, sutton@alzheimers.org.uk, 020 8770 1875

Carer information and support programme (CrISP)
A four week programme for carers of people living with dementia covering issues such as understanding dementia, legal & money matters, support services and coping day to day, run by Alzheimer’s Society, sutton@alzheimers.org.uk, 020 8770 1875

Demenshare circle of support
Support service to connect carers of people with dementia to a circle of support, to make carer friends and access mutual information, advice and emotional support. Run by Age UK, circleofsupport@ageuksutton.org.uk, 020 8770 4091

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