Looking after someone

Looking after a family member, partner or friend because they are ill, frail or have a disability, and not being paid to do so, means you are what's known as a 'carer'.

You are not alone. There are an estimated 115,000 carers who live and care in Surrey. Visit the sections below to find out about the advice and support you could access across Surrey.

Information and services

Support for carers

    How to get support, in your role as a carer, when you need it.


    Carers' emergency card

      A carer’s emergency card, lets people know about your caring responsibilities in the event of an accident or other emergency.


      Young carers

        Aged between five and 24 years old and look after someone in your family? Find out how to get support to help you in your role as a young carer.