Action for Carers Surrey
Enabling carers to have a voice and realise a life outside caring

Getting Help

There is a lot to know when you are caring for someone, from allowances and entitlements to practical help. Our quick guide is designed to get new and existing carers in Surrey up to speed on what you need to know. Explore this section further for even more specific information.

What you need to know about Caring in Surrey

Support near you

Looking for some specific support in your area? There are ten Carers Support Schemes in Surrey

Support near you

Short Breaks

Most carers need a break from caring from time to time. You may be entitled to such a service from Surrey County Council

Short breaks

Moving and Handling

Learn how to limit the risk of moving and handling with expert advice from our dedicated Moving and Handling team.

Juggling care & work

Find out about your entitlements and what you can ask your boss for to make your working/caring life less stressful.

Dealing with work

Returning to work

Long to have some independence again? Find out about easing yourself back into work, doing some training or becoming a volunteer.

What else can I do?


Emergency planning - steps to take for peace of mind when you can't be there.

Emergency help