Carers UK www.carersuk.org
Carers line: 0808 808 7777, Office: 020 7378 4999
Mailing address: 20 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4LX
This carer advocacy organization offers information and advice to carers about their rights and how to get support.
Ph: 01792 816 600 Fax: 01792 813 056
Address of main office: Suite C2, William Knox House, Britannic Way, Llandarcy Neath SA10 6EL
This user led charity is run by people with mental illness and their carers. They offer services throughout Wales. Examples include drop in and resource centres, arranged activities, befriending, help with housing, employment training and advocacy. They run the “All Wales mental Health Carers Forum” that offers support, advice, respite, peer support groups and carer training amongst other carer specific services.
The Princess Royal Trust for Carers www.carers.org
Ph: 0844 800 4361
Mailing address: 14 Bourne Court, Southend Road, Woodford Green,IG8 8HD
This large organization represents UK carers and offers information on carers’ allowances, benefits and other relevant issues such as the Mental Health Act and confidentiality laws.
‘Together’ training course for carers www.bipolarcarerstrustuk.org.uk/index.php
Ph: 07779 202426
Bipolar Carers Trust UK is a charity that runs a user- led training course for carers of people with bipolar disorder. This course was developed from research conducted by a person with bipolar disorder and her husband. They aim to provide relevant information, reassurance and ideas about ways to cope and to assist carers and people with bipolar disorder to work together to manage this condition.