Free support & information for Carers just like you.

Who cares for the carers? We do.

Caring for another person is very rewarding, but can be overwhelming and lonely at times.

Who can use the service?

Anyone over 18 that looks after someone in an unpaid caring capacity can receive support from Somerset Carers for free if you are looking after a loved one, friend, partner, parent or child (it doesn’t matter they are under or over 18) on a regular or irregular basis

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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.