Somerset County Council and The NHS have contracted Compass Disability Services - a Somerset based user led organisation to deliver a county wide support service for Carers, the service is called Compass Carers.
Call Compass Carers on 01823 255911. Email: email@example.com
The overall aim of the service is to support carers, recognising the value and contribution they make to society offering individual support to enable them to maintain their caring role whilst having a life outside of caring.
Carers Direct provides confidential information and advice for carers.
Call Carers Direct on 0300 123 1053
Lines are open 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday (except bank holidays), 11am to 4pm at weekends. Request a free call back or an interpreted call back in one of more than 170 languages including ربي, বাংলা, 中文, Français, ગુજરાતી, Polski, Português, ਪੰਜਾਬੀ, Soomaali, Español, Türkçe and .اردو.
You can talk to an adviser live online or send a query by email.
Find out more about the Carers Direct helpline
Somerset Choices (www.somersetchoices.org.uk) provides easy access to information on local support groups, mobility equipment, personal assistants, lunch clubs, exercise groups, breaks for carers, care homes help at home and lots more.