Carers Advice & Resource Establishment, Sandwell (CARES)

Carers Advice & Resource Establishment, Sandwell (CARES)

Charity information

Carers Advice & Resource Establishment, Sandwell (CARES)

We are a local Charity which works with and supports unpaid family carers.

Founded 1986

  • Mission statement

    CARES works with, helps and supports unpaid family carers within Sandwell. As an organisation CARES recognises and values carers. We see carers as people who care for relatives, friends or neighbours of any age with illnesses or disabilities. Our aim is to improve the quality of life for all carers by providing relevant information, advice and support. CARES actively promotes the rights of carers to take part in decision making and have their voices heard. We strive to offer a caring, accessible service to all communities throughout Sandwell in a way which responds appropriately to their changing needs.

  • Aims

    Carers Advice & Resource Establishment, Sandwell (CARES) aims to:

    • To work with, help and support unpaid family carers within Sandwell; to improvetheir quality of life and enable them to continue to care.
  • Overview

    Established: October 1986

    Registered Charity Number: 1134409

    Board members: 12

    Full time staff: 8

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 32

    Phone number: 01215587003

    Address: Edward Cheshire House, 2 Bearwood Road, Smethwick. West Midlands. B66 4HH

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