The Princess Royal Trust for Carers
The Princess Royal Trust for Carers in Hampshire is part of a network of 144 Carer Centres in the UK. The network is co-ordinated by The Carers Trust (formally PRTC).
The work we do is varied and is tailored to the needs of each individual carer. Our focus is on giving carers accurate and up-to-date information on anything from disability aids to benefits claims as well as emotional support. We also run special support groups, act as carers’ advocates, liaise with Social Services, GPs, hospitals and the Benefits Agency amongst others and offer free counselling to carers by way of qualified voluntary counsellors.
All of our services are completely confidential and free of charge. The work we do is varied and is tailored to the needs of each individual carer.
Our service includes:
- Information, advice and guidance
- Advocacy and representation
- Liaison with statutory bodies
- Access to training and education
- Support groups
- Carer's clinics
- Carer's hubs
- Opportunities for respite
- Regular support groups
- Free counselling by way of voluntary qualified counsellors
- Regular newsletters
- A listening ear
- Emergency Planning for Carers
For information on setting up your own emergency plan to support the person you care for in the event of an emergency, you can go to carercentre.com/emergency_planning.html or telephone The Princess Royal Trust for Carers in Hampshire on 01264 835246.
Adult Health and Care Hampshire: 0300 555 1386
Adult Health and Care Hampshire out of hours: 0300 555 1373
Tel: 0800 169 1577
Carer Support Service
Offers advice, information, and emotional support for Carers online and face to face.
Tel: 01264 332297 opt 3
Connect to Support Hampshire
An online directory of different groups and services that can help Carers with support and advice, breaks and emergency help and financial support.
Bee-Released Counselling for Carers
A counselling service for carers in difficult and turbulent times. Offering a confidential, impartial, and empathic service that understands the strain, the additional stress, responsibility, and loneliness. Caring duties can be challenging, and we appreciate your difficulties. We specialise in anxiety, depression, stress, loss, anger, and relationship problems. This is a face-to-face service that supports all carers including young carers. We are now offering Online/Telephone counselling.
Tel: 07584 675104