Welcome to Carers Support Merton

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

Volunteer Mentors - Young Carers

Want to make a difference in a young person's life? We're looking for mentors to inspire Young Carers to reach their full potential and achieve their goals.

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COVID-19 UPDATE

In light of the latest government announcements we are taking steps to ensure that we can continue to support Carers in Merton despite the restrictions Covid-19 is placing on all of us. Your health and well-being and that of all our staff is paramount.

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Annual Review 2018-2019

Read our Annual Review to learn how we support unpaid family Carers in Merton to receive the recognition they deserve and have their voices heard.

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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 are here for unpaid carers in Merton. We rely on your donations to help us provide essential services and support to any unpaid carer who needs it.

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Target amount: £0.00

Amount raised: £555.00

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

  • Kingston University Taster Day

    A group of Merton's Young Adult Carers visited Kingston University in April for a Taster Day hosted by KU Cares (a support organisation that offers support to Young Adult Carers and care leavers who are either applying to, or are current students at the university). Read more

  • Young Carers Chessington World of Adventures Trip

    A group of 16 young carers (aged 11-17) had a blast at Chessington World of Adventures during the May half term holiday. As part of our peer support programme, five members of the Young Carers Committee escorted 11 young carers (currently in year 6) along to the theme park, where they braved the wet weather, and the queues, to both have a fantastic time, and get to know one another. Read more

  • Trustee Vacancy

    Carers Support Merton supports unpaid Carers from the age of five living in LB Merton. We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated trustees to help lead the charity through its next stage of development. Read more