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Dundee Carers Centre aim to improve the lives of unpaid carers and disabled people by offering support, advice, and access to learning opportunities.

By demonstrating our culture of kindness, compassion, and creativity, we keep the needs of carers and disabled people at the centre of everything we do.

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What we do

Support, Information & Advice for Carers

Adult Carers
Carers Support

Carers Support

Explore what we do and support on offer.

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Locality Work

Locality Work

Explore what we are offering to carers in their community though our locality model of working.

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Carers Decide Group Work Programme

Carers Decide Group Work Programme

Meet other carers and support staff through our carer-led programme.

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Counselling services for carers
Counselling

Counselling

Access a safe space set apart from everyday life to talk things through with someone who is removed from the issues.

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Short Breaks

Short Breaks

Our Short Break Brokers can offer a tailor-made short break based on your requirements or hobby/interests.

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Welfare Rights Services
Self-directed Support (SDS)

Self-directed Support (SDS)

Enabling people, carers, and families across Dundee and Angus to make informed choices about what their social carer support is and how it is delivered.

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COVID-19 Service Response

COVID-19 Service Response

Read more about how we have met the challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Make a Referral

Make a Referral

Make a referral and start your support journey

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It’s completely changed my life, I feel so much better about everything. I feel positive about the future and how in control of things I am. Thank you.

Young Adult Carer
Further Information for Carers

Carers of Dundee

Carers of Dundee is an online information platform for unpaid carers, families and the workforce living or working in Dundee.  

For Unpaid Carers, Young Carers, and Families

Access to guidance and advice on carers rights and support available from the Healthy & Social Care Partnership and other support services, plus access to e-modules, learning opportunities, and upcoming events.

For the workforce

Houses guidance, toolkits, and information to support employers, social care staff, and schools.

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Benefits of a short break

Quality of Life

Carers have more opportunity to enjoy life outside their caring role when taking a little time for themselves.

Support Network

Carers feel better supported knowing a network exists to help care for them and their needs.

Caring with Confidence

Carers morale and self-esteem improves and they are able to cope better in their caring role.

Closer Relationships

Carers who go on short breaks report feeling less isolated when they get back.

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Make a Referral

If you would like to make a referral to Dundee Carers Centre, please download and complete one of the referral forms below

Download Referral in PDF Format

Download Referral in Word Format

Completed forms can be emailed to [email protected]

Having issues with your referral?

If you require assistance with your referral, please call us on 01382 200422 where you can complete your referral over the phone.

What we also offer

Meeting Rooms for Hire

C Gate in Dundee City Centre provides affordable meeting rooms for hire which are ideal for team and client meetings, interviews, training courses and small conferences.

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meeting room hire at C Gate
Partnerships

Our supporters

Alongside our supporters, we thank every individual and business who offers support in kind, or who we receive donations from in addition to those below. Your help ensures we can continue to provide the services and support available.

These are just a few fantastic supporters of our work. Want to help? Get involved!