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Why join Carers UK?

As a Carers UK member, you'll receive a wide range of benefits, including:

  • regular updates by email on the latest carer news and information
  • access to Carers Connect, our online community for carers
  • our quarterly members' magazine, Caring, sent by email or post
  • opportunities to get involved in our research and campaigns
  • exclusive member discounts and giveaways.

Find out more about the benefits of membership.

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If you need help or want more information about membership, please contact our membership team at or call 020 7378 4997.

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More about the benefits of membership

Regular email updates will keep you posted on all things caring, wherever you are in the UK. We also share our information and resources to help you in your caring role.

Our online forum, Carers Connect, is a safe and supportive community for carers. Ask questions, chat with other carers or simply share how you're feeling with people who understand.

Carers UK members receive a quarterly copy of Caring, our members' magazine packed with news, information and carers' stories.

By joining our UK-wide movement of carers, you’ll be able to push for lasting changes to make life better for carers. Get involved with our campaigns and research, or have your say on our work by joining our member exclusive events, such as our annual AGM and Members' Conference.

We periodically send out invites to special giveaways, discounts or offers to our members.

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Carers UK reaction to DWP research and Work and Pensions Select Committee recommendations on Carer’s Allowance
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Today, the Department for Work and Pensions has published its research on the Experiences of Claiming and receiving Carer’s Allowance,…

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Carers UK reaction to DWP plans to text carers at risk of overpayments
15 May 24

Carers UK is reacting positively to the news that the Government is planning to text or email carers who are…

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Carers UK hosts Future of Work Conference to better support predicted rise in unpaid carer employees
14 May 24

Employers from a variety of sectors including finance, retail, healthcare and education gather in London on Tuesday 14 May to…

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‘Big questions for Stormont to answer’ over millions in carer benefit overpayments, charity says
10 May 24

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