Free support & information for carers just like you.

Who cares for the carers? We do.

If you regularly look after someone in a caring capacity, the Somerset Carers Service can support you with advice and guidance. Caring for another person is very rewarding, but can be
overwhelming and lonely at times.

Somerset Carers Agents can link to you groups &
events in your area, to find facts and information that will
help the person you are caring for with their particular needs.

If you can’t find what you are looking for, contact us via our Live Chat, Advice Line or Text service.


Please be assured our service is OPEN and ready to help. As you can imagine, demand for our Agents is high due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and so we are asking members of the public to use this online form above and an Agent will call you back.

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Community Council of Somerset

CCS is the Community Council for Somerset, a Somerset-wide Charity, established in 1926 and offering a range of personalised support and Infrastructure services for communities across the county, often in isolated rural areas. CCS runs the Somerset Village and Community Agents services, as well as a Consultancy service, dedicated to supporting Community Groups & Parish Councils find funding and making ideas for their community a reality. More information about CCS work can be found here on our website

Following a competitive tendering process, Somerset County Council awarded the new contract for Carers Support Services to the Community Council for Somerset (CCS). The Somerset Carers Service replaces Compass Carers from 2nd October 2017.