Improving the lives of carers throughout the borough of Bury.
For carers who provide unpaid care or assistance for a relative, friend or neighbour who is frail, has a disability or a long term physical or mental illness.
Bury Carers Centre is a charity based organisation that works in partnership with the Local Authority, CCG and other voluntary organisations to provide information, guidance and practical and emotional support to Carers.
They can signpost and refer carers to the appropriate sources of support available, and can offer information on services locally and nationally. The Carers Centre run a number of activities for carers. These activities include:
Chair based Tai Chi
Drop in/Coffee morning
Knit & Stitch
Legs, Bums and Tums
Sing 4 Joy
Substance Misuse Support Group
Mental Health Support Group
Young Carers Worker
Provides advice and guidance to schools within the Borough of Bury around identifying young carers and offering support groups and 1:1 sessions.