Carers

Young Carers in Hertfordshire

The main focus of the service is to work with children, young people and their families to help them find support locally to reduce the amount of caring young carers have to do.

Twitter: @ycherts

Website: ycih.org

Carers in Hertfordshire

Carers in Hertfordshire staff and volunteers work with and for carers, 1-1 and in groups.

We provide information, problem solving and support. We also arrange a variety of ways for carers to have a voice and influence service improvements.

You can self-refer to this service by completing our referral form, alternatively you can use the contact information below.

Telephone: 01992 586 959

Website: www.carersinherts.org.uk

Email: contact@carersinherts.org.uk

Kids Hub

The HUB offers information and support for parents and carers of disabled children and young people aged 0-19 in Hertfordshire. The HUB provides free and impartial support over the phone, by email or face-to-face (including home visits).

Website: www.kids.org.uk/hub

Angels Support Group

Angels is a parent led charity set up in North Hertfordshire to support parents and carers of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and/or Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC).

Website: www.angelssupportgroup.org.uk

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 0808 808 7777

Website: www.carersuk.org

Email: info@carersuk.org

Up on Downs

Up on Downs is a parent run organisation which supports families of children with Down’s Syndrome which welcomes parents and professionals from all over Hertfordshire. They support other parents by sharing information and creating opportunities for families to socialise and learn together.

Website: www.upondowns.com

Headway Hertfordshire

Headway Hertfordshire works closely with people who have a brain injury, their carers and families. They aim to reduce social isolation, improve health and wellbeing and give carers a break. They also aim to raise awareness with local groups, professionals, statutory authorities, charities and others through presentations, talks and face to face meetings.

Website: www.headway-herts.org.uk