Useful support links and contacts for carers

We've put together a list of key contacts and organisations that offer support, information and advice for carers.

Wigan and Leigh Carers Service

Wigan and Leigh Carers Service (external link) are our partners who provide advice and support to young and adult carers, undertaking carers assessments in partnership with Wigan Council.

Crossroads Carers Support Group (CCSG)

A support group for carers run by volunteer carers. The group provides an opportunity to connect with other carers and arrange regular coffee mornings, day trips and weekends away.

Embrace Wigan and Leigh

A user-led charity dedicated to providing information, advice and support to people with disabilities and their families.

Think Ahead Stroke

A charity providing information, advice and support to stroke survivors and their carers.

Starting Point Plus

A free service to advise and support people aged 50 or over (or under 50 with a disability), and their carers, to access a range of services and organisations so you can live comfortably and independently in your own home.

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