If you are a Carer, you may worry about what would happen to the person you care for should you find yourself in an emergency situation and unable to fulfil your caring role.

As part of the 2007 New Deal For Carers, all local authorities were given additional funding to develop free Emergency Support services for Carers.  The Carers Emergency Support Service is a partnership between Cheshire West and Chester Council, Cheshire and Warrington Carers Trust and Welbeing (Wealdon and Eastbourne Lifeline) a leading independent UK provider of telecare solutions.

To request a form please call  the helpline on 0300 102 0008 or email: advice@cheshireandwarringtoncarers.org

If you are a Carer living in Cheshire East, Peaks and Plains Housing Trust operate a similar scheme, please call 0800 012 1311 or see their website www.peaksplains.org

Our Helpline is Available Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm on 0300 102 0008

Other Services:

Benefits Advice & Assistance (West)

Many Carers miss out on benefits they, or the person they care for are entitled to.

Cheshire and Warrington Carers Trust may be able to offer advice and assistance with specific Carer related benefit claims and help with the associated paperwork. Appointments can be made at our offices or at your home.

Drop in at Crewe Office will commence on Thursday 3rd May 2018 from 10.00am until 2pm

We will be opening the Crewe office for Drop in for Carers commencing on Thursday 3rd May 2018 between 10.00am until 2pm. This is for information, advice, help and support, we will hold these every Thursday between these times. Please enquire outside of this time by...

Helpline for Carers

We have a helpline available Monday – Friday for all Carers and Professionals.

Please call us for information, advice and support – we will endeavour to answer your queries, provide a listening ear for Carers who may feel isolated and sign post Carers to relevant local and national agencies. ALL CARERS are encouraged to call us in the first instance.

Caring With Confidence

This national Course for Carers is being offered to all Carers through Cheshire and Warrington Carers Trust fully trained and accredited staff.

The course lasts for several weeks, and covers different topics which well help you to be more confident in your caring role.

Personal Budget Scheme (West only)

Are you in need of a break?

Our Carers Personal Budget Scheme may be able to help you.

A Carers Personal Budget is an amount of money awarded to you to give you a break from your caring role. You could receive up to £300 if you are successful and you can choose how and when this is spent.

Male Carers Support Group- Crewe

This is a monthly group for Male Carers – the meetings take place in Crewe.

All male carers are welcome to attend. The group take part in activities, sometimes a trip, sometimes a speaker will visit the group – it is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your caring role and gain support from other male carers.