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Information and Advice

CARES offers a free and confidential Information and Advice Service for Carers and the people they care for within Sandwell.  

Your team will

  • Offer advocacy for Carers having difficulty in accessing services from statutory bodies including: getting aids and adaptations, care packages, carers’ assessments and respite
  • Help you  with benefit checks and assist with completing benefit forms and accessing benefits up to appeal level
  • Refer Carers to other appropriate voluntary or statutory organisations who can offer relevant help and support to Carers

Money Advice for Carers

Are you worried about money? … Getting into difficulty with paying your bills? 

CARES has a NEW service. We can offer you confidential help and support with your money worries and difficulties.

We understand how difficult it can be to manage your finances when your income is restricted. We can help by looking at your income, look to see if you are on the correct benefits and help you to budget.

For further information or for a friendly chat please contact:

Kate Roleston, Money Advice Worker at CARES on 0121 558 7003

 

Outreach and Home Visits

CARES Sandwell offer a unique outreach and home visits service for Carers and their dependents.  You can find out more by contacting us on the CARES Helpline or sending us an e-mail at cares.sandwell@btinternet.com.

CARES’ Helpline on 0121 558 7003 is available Monday to Friday from 10.00am – 4.00pm.   (24hr answerphone available)

 Posted on : November 15, 2014

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