Carers UK Survey: State of Caring 2019

Each year Carers UK surveys thousands of carers to find out about the impact of caring on their lives and provide a snapshot of what it's like to be a carer in our State of Caring Report. This year over 8,000 carers and former carers completed the survey, making it Carers UK's biggest survey yet! 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

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

Merton Partnership Volunteer Awards 2019

Two of Merton's Young Adult Carers received awards at this year's ceremony, in recognition of the tireless support they have offered our Young Carers service as leading members of the YC Committee! Read more

Young Carers Healthy Eating and Awareness Workshop

During February half term some of our young carers took part in a Healthy Eating and Awareness workshop. They had the opportunity to prepare, cook and eat a healthy lunch learning about different fruit and vegetables and were given the chance to try new foods. Read more