Carers Information and Support Service

The Carers Information and Support Service is a short term intervention and support for unpaid carers, providing information, signposting and practical support with the aim to build carers’ resilience.

Who is a Carer?

A carer is anyone, including children and adults who looks after a family member, partner or friend who needs help because of their illness, frailty, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction and cannot cope without their support. The care they give is unpaid.

What the service offers?

  • Information about being a carer
  • Access to training
  • Crossroads Carer Support and Activity Groups
  • Assistance with claiming or reviewing benefit entitlements via signposting.
  • Referrals to other services
  • Free Therapies

We can help you to access:

  • Information and support about your caring role
  • Access to training to support your caring role
  • Carer Support and Activity Groups
  • signposting for benefit advice
  • Referrals to other statuary and voluntary services within Rotherham
  • Carers Trust grant
  • Counselling referrals

How do I access the service?

    • Website:

    • Telephone: 01709 360 272

    • Email:

    • Social media: Tik Tok, Facebook & Instagram

Drop in at The Corner Café, Rotherham Town Centre, 40 Bridegate Tuesdays 9-1pm) Ask for Christine Barnes Information & support officer.