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Do you look after someone?

Do you look after someone?

Do you look after someone?

Are you caring for a partner, relative or friend who needs your help with everyday living? We offer free information and support on all aspects of your caring role.

Update January 2021

During January Furness Carers staff have been reviewing how we can improve the support we give through virtual platforms. On a weekly basis we have ran successful on-line Young Carers Groups and have some great and exciting things for the February half-term break.

For Adult and Parent Carers we are running a weekly virtual Carers Café starting on Thursday 4th February, 11am – 12pm, this has been designed to connect Carers on-line in the Furness and Ulverston areas.

Furness Carers Café

Connecting Carers online in the Furness and Ulverston area.

Thursdays 11am -12

These friendly sessions provide an opportunity to have a chat with other Carers, and Furness Carers staff.

For more information E-mail:

Since the announcement that unpaid Carers will be in Priority 6 of the COVID-19 vaccination programme we have received an influx of enquiries, we can confirm we are actively working with our statutory colleagues locally and will give further updates as and when we are able to.

If you need to contact us for support or general enquiries then we request that you call our office on: 01229 822822, if it is not answered then please leave a message or email us on and we will get back to you ASAP.


Are you a Carer?

Carers look after family, partners or friends in need of help because they are ill, frail or have disability. The care they provide is unpaid.

How Can Furness Carers Help?

We can provide free and confidential information and support to Carers of all ages on all issues related to the caring role.

We recognise the responsibilities of being a Carer can change Carers’ lives. We aim to help Carers’ maintain their own health and wellbeing, finances, employment, education, training, leisure and social life.

Furness Carers is aware of the physical, mental and emotional demands involved in caring.

Our Free Support Services Include:

A Friendly “Listening Ear”, Individual Support, Carers Groups, Drop-in Facilities, Carers Cafés, Social/Leisure Activities, Voluntary Sitting Services and Carers Emergency Card.

Support Us

Furness Carers is a Registered Charity and relies on public support and donations which enables us to carry out our work. Ways you can help support our work are:

  • Give a donation to support our services
  • Consider leaving a legacy to support our work in the future

Opening Times

Office Times: Monday to Thursday from 9am to 5pm

Friday 9am to 4pm

Furness Carers is a Registered Charity based in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria and covers the whole Furness peninsular.


Furness Carers, Hindpool Community Centre, Nelson Street, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1NF


Registered Charity in England: 1114029 Company: 5724307

Free Information & Support for Carers - Furness Carers, Barrow-in-Furness