I am a carer, family member or friend
A carer is a person who is unpaid and looks after or supports someone who needs help with their day-to-day life due to reasons such as their age, a long-term illness, disability, mental health or substance misuse.
Did you know?
You can access information, advice, emotional and practical support from Barnet Carers Centre.
Digital resources for carers in Barnet
Barnet Council and Argenti have teamed up with Carers UK to offer carers in Barnet a digital resource that brings together Carers UK’s online resources with links to our own information, support for carers and care technology service. This includes free access to the Jointly app, a useful way to organise and share your caring responsibilities amongst family and friends.
I want to know what's available to me as a carer
Details of local and national support available to you as a carer.
I want to connect with other carers and support groups
Find out about the support available to help you look after your own health and wellbeing and talk and share experiences with other carers in your area.
I want to know more about my rights as a carer
Find out about your rights as a carer, from free health checks to carer allowance.
I want to find out about equipment and technology to help me and the person I care for
Find the right equipment to help the person you care for live independently in their home and continue to carry out those everyday tasks.
I want to be prepared for an emergency
Apply for a Barnet Emergency Card to keep the people you are caring for safe in the event something happens to you.
We can review your needs as a carer and help you find out what additional support you are entitled to.