Welcome to Carers FIRST Essex

It is estimated there are over 145,000 people in Essex providing care for a relative or friend. Carers do an amazing job, and have the right to be supported. You do not have to wait until you are struggling or there is a crisis before you ask for support. The earlier you get help, the more difference it can make.  

  Find out what support we provide in Essex by visiting our Services pages or contact us to talk about your caring situation.

Local News

'Dogfather' Graeme Hall shares tips and tales with carers

Carers were treated to tips and tales from Graeme Hall 'The Dogfather' from Channel 5's Dogs Behaving Very Badly.

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Redundancy support guide

Essex County Council has created a guide to help people understand what support is available to those people who may be facing redundancy.

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Upcoming Events

Groups & Events

Carers First Online Laughter Yoga Session

Carers First Laughter Yoga Session - online Hosted by: Lotte Mikkelsen, Laughter Ambassador and Laughter Yoga Ma...

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Essex Working Wednesday Group

Working Wednesday is a Monthly supportive on-line group for carers registered with Carers First who have either part tim...

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Carers First - Side2Side Male Carers Virtual Breakfast

Carers First Side2Side Male Carers Group meet over Zoom for a virtual breakfast. An opportunity to meet with other ma...

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Supporting Carers in the Workplace

Turn your organisation into a carer friendly workplace. Book onto a seminar with Carers First! 

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