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Camden Carer's Centre

CCS offers advice, support and activities for families and unpaid carer's across the borough.

Our services:

  • Support and Wellbeing - includes a support and wellbeing line, hospital discharge service, and carers assessments.
  • Support and Wellbeing - health: our health team help carers maintain their health and wellbeing.
  • Support and Wellbeing - Young Adult Carers (YACs) supports young people age 18-25, who might be caring for a parent, sibling, other relative, partner or friend.
  • Counselling - gives the opportunity to talk things over with a trained counsellor.
  • Working for Carers Project (WFC) - A London-wide project that supports unpaid carers, 25 plus, to move closer to employment It is led by Carers Trust and delivered by its network of partners.

Services include their Older Carer's Project

  • provides a programme of events for older carer's and, where appropriate, joint activities with their cared for - especially in the case of those with dementia.
  • refers carers to relevant local and national organisations which support them to maintain their health and wellbeing.

 

 

Address:
3rd Floor, 293-299 Kentish Town Road, London, NW5 2TJ
Area serviced:
Camden
Telephone:
020 7428 8950 (support and information line)
Fax:
0207 267 5352
Opening times:
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm & Wed 9am-7pm
Train/tube:
Kentish Town (tube), Kentish Town West (London Overground)
Sector:
Voluntary

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