Caring will touch every one of us in our lifetime, whether we become an unpaid and family carer or need care ourselves. Whilst caring can be a rewarding experience, it can also have a huge impact on a person’s health, finances, and relationships.
Shropshire Carer Support is a dedicated Carer Support team within Shropshire Council providing information, advice and support to adult family and unpaid carers.
Their vision is to enable carers to live their best lives by providing timely and quality information and support.
Practical and emotional support group for all carers: Oswestry library on 4th Thursday every month, 10.30am – 12.30pm. Information, speakers, activities, and social interaction.
People caring for someone with mental ill-health: Oswestry library on 4th Thursday every month, 1.30pm – 3.30pm. Chat, share experiences and ideas.
People caring for an adult with a learning disability: Avalon Day Centre, Victoria Road, Oswestry on 3rd Wednesday every month, 10.30am -12.00pm. Information, activities, practical advice, social interaction.
For information call 01743 341995 (Mon-Fri 9.00am -5.00pm) or email Shropshire.Carers@shropshire.gov.uk