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Suffolk Family Carers Mental Health and Wellbeing Service

Suffolk Family Carers is a voluntary organisation, and a charity, offering information, support and advocacy to people who, without payment, provide help and support to a partner, child, relative, friend or neighbour, who could not manage without their help. This could be due to age, physical or mental illness, addiction or disability.

Suffolk Family Carers have three core Teams - Community Support, Mental Health and Young Carers - as well as various other smaller projects providing support to Family Carers in Suffolk. We work in partnership with the Suffolk Wellbeing Service to offer workshops to help family carers build confidence and self-esteem.

Who to contact

Name
Beverley Stearn
Position
Senior Administrator Mental Health Service Team
Telephone
Helpline: 01473 835477– Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm
Email
MH@suffolkfamilycarers.org
Website
http://www.suffolkfamilycarers.org
Address
Unit 6 & 8
8 Hill View Business Park
Old Ipswich Road
Claydon
Suffolk
Postcode
IP6 0AJ

Where to go

Name
Suffolk Family Carers - Mental Health Project
Address
Unit 6 & 8
8 Hill View Business Park
Old Ipswich Road
Claydon
Suffolk
Postcode
IP6 0AJ
Area served
Suffolk
Transport
Buses between Ipswich and Stowmarket stop by Hill View Business Park. Call First Eastern Buses on 01473 243734 for bus times.
Restrictions to access
Restricted to Family Carers

Days & Times

The Family Carers Information and Support Centre is open Monday to Friday 9-4pm

Other details

Age Groups
Adults
Accessibility
Disabled Parking, Wheelchair Access, Stair Lift, Adapted Toilet, Audio Loop

Accreditation website
http://www.carers.org
Accreditation details
The Princess Royal Trust for Carers

Notes

The Mental Health and Wellbeing Service provides information and support to Family Carers of people who experience difficulties with their mental health and wellbeing. Our services include 1-1 assistance for Family Carers supporting a person affected by mental health difficulties and programmes for people supporting a person with substance misuse issues. We offer support programmes in East and West Suffolk for Family Carers caring for a person with a diagnosis of ASD or ADHD and support fo Family Carers in their caring roles through our countywide 'Caring with Confidence programmes. Within East and West Suffolk we also provide support for Dementia Family Carers through our Caring For Dementia with Confidence programme and help for Family Carers' emotional health through our Wellbeing programmes of support.

Last Updated
02/09/2016

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