Carers Scotland

Carers Scotland is a charity set up to help the hundreds of thousands of people in Scotland who look after an older, disabled or seriously ill family member or friend

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  • They want society to respect, value and support carers.
  • They believe that no one should have to care alone.
  • They campaign the policy makers to improve conditions for carers and those they care for.

Services provided:

  • Carers Scotland helps carers and campaigns to make their lives better
  • Influencing government regarding policies that affect carers
  • Training courses on carer related issues
  • Giving information, advice and support to carers and organisations
  • Raising awareness through research on specific issues
  • Encouraging  individuals and organisations to join and bring their voices and      experiences to our campaigning.

Membership costs:

Online membership is free to carers and former carers – call Carers Scotland for further information.   Affiliate information is available to organisations

Opening hours:

Monday – Friday, 10.00am – 4.00pm
Advice Line: 0808 808 7777, Monday – Friday, 10.00am – 4.00pm
Listening service Monday 9.00am – 7.00pm


The Cottage
21 Pearce Street
G51 3UT

Phone: 0141 445 3070
Fax: 0141 445 3096
Helpline number: 0808 808 7777 (Advice Line)

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