Help for carers
Our service is confidential, independent and free.
This service provides up-to-date information and advice to people of any age and with any disability, older people, their families, carers, friends and associated professionals throughout Bedfordshire and Luton.
Please fill in this form to ask us a question or to book a one-to-one appointment.
Practical support for unpaid carers in Luton.
Welcome to Carers Central, where we are completely dedicated to helping unpaid carers living or working in Luton.
Carer support group meetings
Due to the coronavirus situation and government advice to stay at home all our Carers Central carers support groups are cancelled until further notice.
If you would like to participate in a virtual carers meeting using the online Zoom app then please contact Levi or Sally on 0300 303 0201.
We are still here to help and support you during this period of social isolation.
If you know a carer in need or are one yourself, please do continue to contact us – we are here to help in any way we can.
We’ve built this service to support unpaid carers across Luton, funded by Luton Council in partnership with NHS Luton Clinical Commissioning Group.
We have a website especially created to help support carers in Luton please take a look and we hope you’ll find the information on this page to be useful.
The Disability Resource Centre is pleased to announce a new series of free care skills training workshops and online courses. Since 2017 our Care Academy has helped hundreds of local carers and PAs to learn vital skills, for free…
Our wheelchair hire service has now reopened following COVID-19 safety guidelines. So we can help when you have a temporary need for a manual wheelchair.
Read all our latest newsletters and emails full of events, news and all the ways we help disabled people and carers every week of the year…
We provide a free telephone and website service helping residents of Central Bedfordshire to access advice services both locally and across the UK. Funded by Central Bedfordshire Council.
If you would like to volunteer remotely to help our charity team or as part of a work placement then we would love to hear from you. Our volunteers gain valuable experience and really enjoy helping out in many different departments including marketing, helpdesk, admin, social media and research.
Over 20 links to useful websites and information helping you with housing, for people across Bedfordshire.
When you are a carer it is sometimes difficult to remember that you need to care for your own health too. So we have compiled some useful tips and links to help you keep healthy.
We’ve been impressed with the help available on the CarersUK online forum. It’s a place to ask questions, with other carers providing the answers. There’s lots of useful tips and plenty of sympathetic support.
See our our step-by-step guide to everything you need to know about “Carer’s Assessment”.
We have helped set-up a number of support groups that may be useful to you. There’s a support group for carers, support for those with fibromyalgia and support for your physical and emotional well being.
We have partnered with CarePair to help Personal Assistants and carers find jobs and for employers to find carers or PAs.
We are always posting lots of useful videos, stories, links, jobs, tips, campaigns, advice and photos to our Facebook and Twitter pages. Come and join our many fans and followers.