Suffolk Family Carers
3 in 5 people in Suffolk will become a family carer at some point during their lives.
A family carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who struggles due to illness, disability, mental ill health or an addiction.
If you are 5-24 years old and care for, or are affected by, a family member who has a physical or mental illness you are a young carer.
Talk to someone
Call Suffolk Family Carers information line:
Ipswich Hospital Carers Cabin
The cabin based near the Garrett Anderson Centre is there so family carers can get some information they need or to have a break away from the hospital environment. The Cabin is run by Ipswich Hospital volunteers. Pop in and say hello.
All the above information is from Suffolk Family Carers