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Blackburn with Darwen Carers Service

The Carers Service offers support and advice to all carers in Blackburn with Darwen. They are in close contact with carers. The aim to provide a service which is based on what carers tell them they need.

The service is based at the Carers Centre, Greenhurst Place just outside Blackburn town centre.  They provide events and activities for carers of all ages, either by telephone or outreach surgeries.

Their services include:

  • Practical and emotional support
  • A link to other services
  • One to one support
  • Meeting and activity room
  • Information and resource library
  • Refreshments and reading room
  • Away days
  • Aromatherapy, reflexology and much more.

The Carers Centre has advisors who can offer support and advice on a range of different areas, such as benefits and carers assessments. No matter how small the problem may be, they are there to help you.

There's more information on the Carers Service website

How to get in touch

Carers Service (Blackburn with Darwen)
Address: Greenhurst Place, Blackburn, BB2 1NA
Phone: 01254 688440
Fax: 01254 688441
Web: www.bwdcarers.org.uk
Email: office@bwdcarers.org.uk

 

How to find the Carers Service

The service is based in an extra care housing complex known as 'Kingsway', Greenhurst Place, Blackburn, BB2 1NA.

From King Street:
Turn left on to Montague Street then 1st left in to Oakenhurst Road, then first left onto Stonyhurst Rd, turn left into Greenhurst Place,
200 yards on your left.

From Preston New Road:
Turn right on to Montague Street then take the 4th turning on the right in to Oakenhurst Road, then first left onto Stonyhurst Rd, turn left into Greenhurst Place, 200 yards on your left.

Case study

Click here to see an example of how the Carers Service and adult social care have helped a lady from Darwen care for her husband who has vascular dementia.

Useful contacts for carers

Princess Royal Trust for Carers
Address: Unit 14, Bourne Court, Southend Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 8HD
Phone: 0844 800 4361
Fax: 0844 800 4362
Web: www.carers.org
Email: info@carers.org

Carers UK
Address: 20 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4LX
Phone: 020 7378 4999
Fax: 020 7378 9781
Web: www.carersuk.org
Email: info@carersuk.org

 

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