Find local help

'Reach out and access local help and support' text with iconic images of landmarks across South Tees

Through visiting this site you have already taken the first steps to access support to help you look after your own health and well-being which is often the hardest part.

There is a fantastic range of organisations delivering services specifically for unpaid carers across the South Tees. They genuinely understand and want to help you whether it be with emotional or practical support. 

If you have not already had a carers assessment, this would be a great place to start. Find out what a carers assessment is and how you can access one.

What support is available to me?

Middlesbrough Council & Redcar & Cleveland Council both fund local organisations to deliver services to support carers in response to local priorities. 

Carers Services funded by LA's in the South Tees area


Take a look at the wide range of services available in your area: 

Middlesbrough Carers will be directed to the carers section on Middlesbrough Matters


Redcar & Cleveland Carers will be taken to another page with signposting to local services


National support, information and advice

As well as local services there are many national organisations based across the country that provide information, advice and support through online resources to telephone and virtual support. Below are some of the national organisations that may be able to provide some help to you:

General Information and Support

Carers UK- Telephone Helpline is available on 0808 808 7777 from Monday to Friday, 9am – 6pm or email

Carers Trust- Range of useful online resources. 

Alzheimer's & Dementia

Alzheimer's Society- Provide advice on understanding and caring for someone with dementia, with tips on how carers can look after themselves too. Dementia Connect support line: 0333 150 3456

Drugs and Alcohol

We Are With YouGet free, confidential support with alcohol, drugs or mental health from one of their local services or online. Online chat is available Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm.