However caring affects you, we’re here.
Join us for free now and receive:
Information and support in your caring role
When you join you’ll receive our free guide to caring and our popular quarterly Caring magazine with all the latest news, features, advice and events. Regular email updates will keep you posted on all things caring, wherever you are in the UK.
Support from other carers
Our online forum is a place where you can share what’s on your mind, day and night, with people who understand and can support you through all the ups and downs of caring.
Opportunities to get involved in our campaigns and research
By joining our UK-wide movement of carers, you’ll be able to push for lasting changes to make life better for carers.
Invitations to events
You’ll receive invitations to our AGM and Members’ Conference, plus a range of summits, carers’ parliaments and other carer events which take place across the UK throughout the year.
Opportunities to help other carers
We have a flexible range of community, online and telephone volunteering opportunities that will enable you to raise awareness of caring, raise funds for our work and connect carers with vital information and support.
A say in our future
As a member, you influence what we do and how we do it. From sharing your views in a survey to providing feedback at events, there are many ways to help us improve the member experience.
What carers say
The best thing about being a member of Carers UK is…
I don't feel so isolated knowing there are others out there in a similar position to myself.”
Being updated on improvements regarding carers’ rights” It helps because I know there is someone at the other end of the phone if required”
Being a part of a large movement constantly striving to improve conditions for carers.”
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