Being a carer
If you are a carer, someone who is looking after family, partners or friends who need support because they are ill, disabled or frail, you may be entitled to help.
Click on the link below which best fits what help you might need.
- Emotional support and advice
- Short breaks and respite care
- Help in a crisis
- Adapting your home
- Looking for work
- Your health and wellbeing
Waltham Forest Council have developed a five year carers strategy.
Download the Joint Waltham Forest Carers Strategy 2010/15 (434KB PDF file)
Waltham Forest Carers Association
Waltham Forest Carers Association provides benefits advice, support, advocacy, information and short breaks to carers.