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Local support services for carers and family members

This information is for carers who look after a friend, relative or neighbour who needs support because of their sickness, age or disability. If you are a carer, you may be entitled to help and support.  

Click on the coloured text links below to visit websites that may be of help. 

Support for Carers Leicestershire

Supports carers throughout Leicestershire.  

Telephone: 01858 468 543 

CLASP The Carers Centre

Supports family carers across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who look after people with different needs.

Tel: 0116 251 0999

Coping with Cancer

Provides services are for anyone with a cancer diagnosis, their carers or their families.  

For more information about the services available Coping with Cancer.

Tel: 0116 223 0055 

The Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice (LOROS)

Patients and carers can be provided with a home visitor a few hours a week to allow carers to leave the home with peace of mind so they can spend time doing other things.

For more information please contact LOROS 

Tel:  0116 231 3771         

Further information

If you would like further information please contact the Cancer Information Centre.        

This page last reviewed 28/11/2018