Carers living in Hertfordshire
If you are an unpaid carer living in Hertfordshire looking for support and information, Carers in Hertfordshire can help you. Find out more about Carers in Hertfordshire, or if you are a carer aged under 18, visit their website for young carers.
To register yourself as a carer:
If you are 18 or over, complete the ‘Recognising carers’ form on Hertfordshire County Council’s website. The council will let Carers in Hertfordshire and your GP know on your behalf. If you experience any difficulties or have questions, you can email Carers in Hertfordshire or call them on 01992 58 69 69.
If you are under 18, download the form on the website for young carers. You can email the team or call them on 01992 58 69 69 for any help or questions.
Hertfordshire County Council also has information and support for carers living in Hertfordshire.
If you’re unsure of the support you might need, you can alternatively get in touch with Herts Help. They will listen and help you find support, guidance and information that you might find useful. Call 0300 123 4044 or email Herts Help, Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm or Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 6pm.
Carers living in Hertfordshire can apply for a Carers Passport which has discounts in local shops, restaurants, training, break-away and leisure activities – find out more about the passport or apply for a passport.