Welcome to Blackpool Carers
One of the Top Blackpool Charities, Blackpool Carers Centre provides specialist support, respite and outings for unpaid carers from the age of 5 years and their families. We help carers to create friendships, feel less isolated, strengthen their resilience and make happy memories.
Making a Better Life for Carers.
Our service is often a lifeline for many carers who would otherwise feel isolated and unable to cope.
A carer is someone, who without payment provides help and support to a parent, partner, child, relative, friend or neighbour, who could not manage without their help. This could be due to illness, disability, frailty, mental ill health or substance misuse.
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On Monday 8th January, BBC Breakfast reporter Jayne McCubbin, came to Blackpool Carers Centre to ask the question “Who Cares for The Carers?” as part of the BBC’s Care 2024 feature, which is looking at the issues of care in its different forms. During the morning’s first live broadcast Jayne had the opportunity to chat
Our November 2023 issue of Caring Times is now available to download. This issue features our forthcoming Glitz & Glamour Ball, Young Carers’ Conference update, Dementia support, Caring Christmas Card Appeal, and much more… Happy reading! Click the image below to download.
On Friday 15th September, just shy of 200 guests attended our first ever Rewind Party at the Imperial Hotel, Blackpool. The ‘old skool’ tunes from great Blackpool nightclubs like The Adam and Eve, Addisons, Illusions, Rumours and Springs, were reintroduced by local DJ Simon Fish, with special guest appearance from Adam & Eve DJ, Paul
Our fantastic, fundraising Blackpool to Edinburgh cyclists have done us proud yet again…video NOW published…just take a LOOK!
On Thursday 20th July, 16 cyclists set off from Blackpool Carers Centre on Newton Drive, Blackpool to cycle to Edinburgh in what was our 4th fundraising Cycle challenge…that’s 210 miles over 3 days! Eleven dedicated riders have already taken part in our previous cycle challenges including last year’s Pier to Pier, they did an amazing
On Friday 4th August, we held our first ever Blackpool Carers’ Charity Golf Day at North Shore Golf Club. We were so lucky, as the weather was fantastic on the day after having storms, winds and torrential rain on the days leading up to the event, and then yellow weather warning the day after! All
Reflections on the Children Who Care Too Conference On Thursday 15th June 2023, Blackpool Carers Centre hosted the highly anticipated Children Who Care Too Conference at the Imperial Hotel in Blackpool. The event brought together professionals, educators, and community members to shine a spotlight on the experiences and needs of young carers. With esteemed speakers