Carers Information Service

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Aims & Activities
Information and advice service for carers living in, or caring for someone who lives in, Croydon.
Casework service offering in-depth support and advocacy.
Free training courses and information sessions.
Free publications, including a regular newsletter and a monthly e-bulletin.
Publishes How To…A Guide for Carers in Croydon – a series of factsheets covering all aspects of caring.

The Carers Support Centre is open to the public Monday to Friday, 10 am – 4 pm for carers to drop in for information and advice.
Carers Café is open Monday to Friday, 10.30am – 12.30pm. Carers are welcome to pop in for free refreshments, books, newspapers, and magazines.
Regular advice surgeries on issues such as debt, benefits, mental health, and special educational needs.
Free social and wellbeing activities such as dancing, singing, massage and NHS health checks.
Main Address
Carers Support Centre, 24, George Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1PB, United Kingdom
Main Tel Number
020 8649 9339, opt 1
Main Email Address
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Benefits Advice Surgery

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Benefits and Debt Advice: Help with debt issues and help to maximise your income

Telephone appointment with a South West London Law Centre advisor who can look a...

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Book Club

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Carers Café

Croydon carers are welcome to visit the Carers Café (at the Carers Support Centr...

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Carers Support Centre Choir

Stay connected and enjoy uplifting, soothing singing with a friendly, inclusive...

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Carers Week Special - Singing Taster Session

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Chair-based Exercises

Every Tuesday, 10.30-11.15am, join Sue Ashenden from BodyFit for All for a gentl...

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Creative Workshops

Take a break and unwind with free, weekly creative workshops for carers, every T...

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Croydon SENDIAS Parent Carer Drop-In

Croydon SENDIAS (Special Educational Needs & Disability, Information, Advice...

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Dancing

Every Friday, 11.30am-12.30pm, you are invited to join Anusha Subramanyam at her...

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Employment Advice

Every month you can book a half-hour telephone appointment with an employment co...

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Expert Patients Programme

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Mental Health Carers Support

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Online Chair based exercise

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Online Dance movement classes

Every Friday we have two free online dance movement classes led by Anu...

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Online Mindfulness

Once a month on a Thursday, you are invited to join Sally Gosling to learn about...

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Share a Cuppa on a Friday

Come and have a chat with us in our Zoom Carers Cafe every Friday, 11am - 12 noo...

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Support for Carers

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Webinars for Parent Carers

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Chair-based Exercises
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Connecting with Creativity
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Dancing
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Employment Advice
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Expert Patients Programme
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Holiday & Food Programme
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Launch of tri-Force Autism Alert Card Scheme
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Learning from Loss Bereavement Support
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London Fire Brigade
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London Parkinson's Carers Support Group
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Mental Health Carers Support
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Mental Health Workshops
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Mobile Phone Boot Camps
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Online Dance movement classes
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Webinars for Parent Carers
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Writing for Wellbeing
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