Information for carers

Carers Count

Carers Count offer support, advice and information for any adult in Kirklees who gives, or has given, time and energy, without being paid, to look after a family member or friend who can not manage on their own.

Carers Trust

Carers Trust offer a range of services for carers and those being cared for,for all age groups, disabilities or health conditions at any time of the day or night.

  • Short break respite care for carers of adults
  • Short Break respite care for carers of children
  • Enhanced breaks for carers of adults with chronic long term conditions
  • Waking night care
  • Sleep in night care
  • Emergency respite
  • End of Life Care for Adults and Children
  • Saturday Day Centre provision for Children

Young Carers

Kirklees Mental Health Carers Forum

If you care for a family member, friend or neighbour with a mental health condition , including dementia, and you want to make a difference to services in Kirklees then the forum may be of interest. For more information, please contact Carers Count on 0300 012 0231.