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Our history

Care for the Carers has been supporting and representing unpaid carers in East Sussex since 1989. Read more

Where your money goes

With your help we can reach more of the 65,000 people in East Sussex caring for a loved one, often without support. Donate now to help us make sure that no one is left to care alone. Read more

Volunteer opportunities

If you would like to make a difference to carers lives, can you join us as a Trustee, Carer Ambassador or Carer Champion? Read more

What are my rights?

The Care Act 2014 provides carers with certain rights, and it is useful to be aware of these and how they can support you in your caring role. Read more

Who is a carer?

An unpaid carer is someone who looks after a friend, family member or neighbour who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction could not cope without their support. Read more


Care for the Carers' partner agencies have produced a range of factsheets and online resources on subjects including Lasting Power of Attorney, hospital discharge procedure, and what's involved in having Carer's Assessment. Read more

Why carers need support

There are some 6.4 million unpaid carers in the UK who are looking an ill, older or disabled family member, friend or partner. Read more

Reports and Annual Reviews

Read our key reports including analysis of Carers Week activity and our Carers Forums. Read more