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Unpaid Carers

Information for unpaid carers who care, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support.



Carers' Week 5-11 June 2023 - The Vale of Glamorgan Council is supporting Carers Week.


Me Time Session hosted by Carers Wales:

When: Saturday 10 June, 10am

Wellbeing morning - Mind, Body and Mood

To book a place on Wellbeing morning



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Services to support carers 

Below are the details of national carers organisations who provide advice, information, and support to unpaid carers in Wales.


Carers Wales: Provides advice and information to carers and the professionals who support carers. Advice line – Monday to Friday: 0808 808 777         


All Wales Forum: Provides a national voice to empower parents and carers of people with learning disabilities: 029 2081 1120                 


Carers Trust Wales: Committed to improving support and services for unpaid carers: 0300 772 9702 

If you need information or other help to support you in your caring role, you can contact the

Cardiff and Vale Carers Gateway. Telephone: 02921 921024       


Cardiff and Vale Unpaid Carers Charter

Approximately 1 in 10 of us who live in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan provide unpaid care to a family member or friend.


This Charter highlights the commitment of partners across the region including NHS, local authorities, voluntary and 3rd sector organisations and outlines how we will support you if you care for someone.



Strategy for unpaid carers

Welsh Government have launched a new strategy for unpaid carers: