Carers

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

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.

If you know a carer in need or are one yourself, please do contact us – we are here to help in any way we can.

Call us during office hours on 0300 303 0201
Or email us and we’ll get straight back to you.

The Carers Central service

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.

Moving and Handling training

Moving and Handling training

New course dates just announced for the courses in Moving and Handling, both for care agency staff and for private individuals.

Wheelchair hire

Hire a wheelchair from our charity for only £15 per week or £18 per week if you pay VAT. See full details…

Our newsletters…

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…

Join our team of superhero volunteers

Join our team of superhero volunteers

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.

Help with housing

Help with housing

Over 20 links to useful websites and information helping you with housing, for people across Bedfordshire.

Caring for yourself

Caring for yourself

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.

Carers

Carers helping carers

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.

Community Hub

Support groups

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.

social media

See us on Facebook and Twitter

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.

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