Welcome to Carers FIRST Newham

It is estimated there are over 24,500 people in Newham 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.  

  Carers FIRST provides support to a carers of all ages in Newham. Find out more by visiting our Services pages or contact us to talk about your caring situation.

Ready, Steady, Walk!

Healthy Hearts Challenge! Join us on a series of walks in London and then get involved in our Stepstember Challenge and see how far around the world we can collectively walk.

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What's Coming Up


Take a look at what is coming up for carers. Activities include legal workshops, relaxation sessions, art, support groups and lots more.

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Newham Events

Carers First Powerful Poetry (Peer Support Group)

Carers First Powerful Poetry (Peer Support Group) A chance for carers to come and share A poem that you’ve fo...

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Carers First Working Wednesday

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

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Zoom : YAC Chill & Chat Group

Group for Young Adult Carers 18-25yrs old. Connect with other Carers and enjoy an hour of each other company on Zoom! ...

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Latest News in Newham

Newham Support Services

A printable guide to all the services available to carers in Newham

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Working Together for Children and Families with SEND

Newham Council is holding an information sharing event for parents of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

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Parent Carers' Webinars

Weekly themed parents' webinars are being held to support parent carers in Newham.

These are being run by Newham's Early Help Partnership every Thursday afternoon from 4.30-5.30pm.

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Bereavement therapy and support

Drop in sessions and group bereavement therapy is being offered by Newham Bereavement Service, delivered by Mind, at Bartholomew's Church in Barking Road.

If you are interested, please call 0207 510 4268 or email nbs@mithn.org.uk.

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The Big Conversation

Join The Big Conversation

Partnership for Young London are hosting a unique event via Zoom on 21st June, giving young Londoners the chance to be heard – to ask questions or view concerns about the vaccine rollout, to leading experts from Public Health England, the NHS and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

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