Carers at Home
© Carers Trust.

Sheffield Carers Centre is a local independent charity founded in 1993 and affiliated to Carers Trust.

Watch our video made for the 2017/18 AGM

Read our Annual Review for 2018/2019

Mission Statement:

Sheffield Carers Centre is the major independent charity offering support to Sheffield carers.  It does this by providing high quality information, advice, advocacy and support.  It seeks to reach out to all carers and to ensure that their needs are met.

Vision:

Sheffield Carers Centre’s vision is of a city where all carers are recognised, valued and effectively supported to enable them to continue caring in the way they choose and to have a life of their own; a city where carers’ contribution is respected and acknowledged.

Values:

In everything we do, we aim to be:

  • carer-focussed
  • professional
  • responsive
  • accessible and responsive to diversity
  • caring
  • empowering

The Carers Centre offers a range of support and information services to all unpaid adult carers in the Sheffield looking after a family member or friend who is frail, or has a disability, illness, or mental health problem.

Services include:

  • Carers Advice Line – call for specialist advice and information on 0114 272 8362
  • Drop-in Sessions – you can drop in to the centre on Wednesday mornings to chat to an advisor
  • Specialist Advice – on employment rights, benefits and wills, power of attorney, trusts and community care
  • Information Library – information about caring and your role, available on our website
  • Carer’s Needs Assessments – looks at how your caring role impacts your life, and what support you might need
  • Personalised support based on needs – includes Time for a Break / One-to-one counselling / Support Packages
  • Plan for Emergencies – our Carer Card and Carer Advisors can help plan for if, or when, you are unable to care
  • Facebook and Twitter – follow our pages for latest news and updates and like or share our posts
  • Carers Cafés – currently meeting at 10am on alternate Fridays via Zoom
  • Newsletter – sign up for our free monthly Enewsletter for the latest information updates
  • Carers Groups – meet other carers in your community (run mostly by other carers, not Sheffield Carers Centre)