Available to all carers as part of services for all local residents. You do not need to have completed a carers' assessment in order to access these services.
Examples of this type of support include how to access benefits advice lines, websites, libraries, Citizens' Advice Bureau, leisure centres, and work and learning opportunities. In the 'Support in your local area' section at the bottom of this page you will find links to pages with handy summaries of all of the types of support available to carers in your area.
Carers who look after a young person with a health problem or disability, and who is growing into adulthood, are entitled to a range of services which councils are now required to arrange and publicise as their 'local offer'.
You can find out more about your council's 'local offer' services for young people and their carers as follows:-