Resources: Carers support

beat: Beating Eating Disorders

Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity providing information and support for people with eating disorders. Their services include Helplines, Message Boards, and Online Support Groups. Their website also has a services directory, information on local support groups as well as the regional support projects they run.

Bristol Black Carers

Bristol Black Carers supports both carers and those whom they care for to access mainstream care and health related public services. They provide services including regular support group meetings, a help line and home visits.

Carers’ Centre

The Carers Centre is a local charity supporting people who care for family and friends. They offer expert advice, breaks from caring, emotional support and understanding. All services are free.

Hawkspring

Hawkspring offers a unique ‘whole family’ approach to drug and alcohol support services. They offer a range of services for individuals aged 18+ who are misusing drugs and/or alcohol.

Single Parents Website

This website is aimed at parents who, for whatever the circumstance, are raising children on their own. It provides information, expert advice, interactive learning, multi-media content, links to other support organisations and news for anyone parenting alone.