Welcome to Carers Support Merton

 
Working together to enable unpaid carers to lead a fulfilling life.

Support us

You can support us by making a donation, fundraising, leaving us a legacy, volunteering for us, shopping for us. Click for more information.

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Refer an adult carer

If you are working professionally with someone who will benefit from support as a carer, you can refer them to us directly with their consent.

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What is a Young Carer?

We define a 'Young Carer' as anyone aged between 5-17 that is significantly impacted by the diagnosed health condition, disability or substance misuse of a close relative. This means someone they live with or see on a daily basis.

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Our Impact

77%

Engagement in education

77% of young carers engaging in our service showed improved attendance and engagement in learning.

100%

Reduced isolation

100% of adult carers engaging in our activities and support groups reported feeling less isolated and alone.

68%

Better lifestyle choices

68% of young carers engaging in our service reported making better lifestyle choices.

Donate

We rely on your donations to help us to continue to provide services and support to unpaid carers in Merton. Without this help we would not be able to continue to exist.

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Target amount: £2,147,483,647.00

Amount raised: £0.00

Fundraise

In Memory & Legacies

Giving in memory of a loved one, or leaving a gift in your will can enable Carers Support Merton to continue to provide vital services for unpaid carers long into the future.

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News

  • Carers Week 2018

    Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. (www.carersweek.org) WHEN: Monday 11th to Sunday 17th June 2018. Click for more information. Read more

  • Mitcham Carnival 2018

    We will be having a stall at this year's Mitcham Carnival. Come along and support us! WHEN: Saturday 16th June 2018 @ Three Kings Piece, Commonside West, Mitcham. Click for more information. Read more

  • Carers UK - State of Caring Survey 2018

    Carers UK needs your help to capture what it's like to be a carer in 2018. The State of Caring Survey 2018 is 'the most extensive survey into carers' experiences in the UK'. Click for more information. Read more

Events


  • The 2018 Carers Thames Walk

    Saturday 9th June 2018. Click the image to take part, sponsor one of our walkers, or to find out more