Useful to Know:

Being prepared and knowing who to turn to should you need help or support relieves a lot of stress and anxiety and can make you feel more confident in your caring role. To help you do this, we have compiled a list of services in Derby that may be useful to know about:

Derby City Care Line – the out-of-hours emergency social work service for people living in or visiting Derby.
It operates: Monday to Friday, 5pm to 9am; on weekends and Bank Holidays – 24 hours a day.
Contact Care Line by:
telephone: 01332 956606
minicom: 01332 785642
text: 0789 0034081 (for Deaf people only)
fax: 01332 786965
https://www.derby.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/your-life-your-choice/support-from-adult-social-care/social-care-out-of-hours-support/ 

 

• Alzheimer’s Society – national support for Alzheimer’s: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk  
• Aquarius – Derby Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service: www.derbysubstancemisuseservices.org.uk  
• Autism Information and Advice – support for Derbyshire County individuals with Autism: https://www.autisminformationservice.org.uk/  
• Carer Support for Derby City Older Adults: https://www.derby.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/your-life-your-choice/independent-at-home/support-for-people-with-dementia/  
• Carer Support for Derbyshire County Older Adults: https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/social-health/adult-care-and-wellbeing/disability-support/dementia/dementia.aspx  
• Carer Support in Derbyshire County: https://www.carersinderbyshire.org.uk/  
• Carers UK – national support for carers across the UK: https://www.carersuk.org/  
• Chronic Pain Clinic Derby Hospital – support for individuals living with chronic pain in Derby: https://www.uhdb.nhs.uk/service-chronic-pain/  
• Derby City Council – information about support available for carers: https://www.derby.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/your-life-your-choice/information-for-carers/carers-support/ 
• Derbyshire Chronic Pain Support Group – A like-minded community for people suffering from chronic pain in and around Derby: https://www.coping.org.uk  
• Derby City Dementia Support Service – support for carers and individuals living with dementia: https://makingspace.co.uk/services/centres/derby-city-dementia-support  
• Derbyshire Healthcare Foundation Trust – a handbook for Carers and Families: https://www.derbyshirehealthcareft.nhs.uk/application/files/5115/5419/9806/carer-and-family-handbook.pdf  
• Derbyshire Healthcare Foundation Trust – information for carers and families, specifically during the COVID-19 pandemic: https://www.derbyshirehealthcareft.nhs.uk/getting-help/coronavirus-covid-19/carers-information  
• Derbyshire LGBT – support for members of the LGBTQ+ community across Derbyshire – www.derbyshirelgbt.org.uk
• Derbyshire Mind – mental health support in Derbyshire: http://www.derbyshiremind.org.uk/  
• Disability Direct – Derby support for Learning Difficulties: https://www.disabilitydirect.com/derby  
• Joined Up Care Information (Derbyshire wide): https://joinedupcarederbyshire.co.uk/public-info-covid-19?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIiI2p4_ng6QIVGODtCh1vfwCxEAAYASAAEgI6_vD_BwE  
• Karma Nirvana – support for victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage: www.karmanirvana.org.uk  
• Living Well With Autism – support for Derby City individuals living with Autism: https://www.livingwellwithautism.org.uk  
• Making Space – Derby dementia support: https://makingspace.co.uk/services/centres/derby-city-dementia-support  
• Mankind Initiative – support for male victims of domestic abuse: www.mankind.org.uk  
• Men’s Advice Line – support for male victims of domestic abuse: www.mensadviceline.org.uk  
• One Advocacy – mental health and mental capacity advocacy support within Derby City: https://www.citizensadvicemidmercia.org.uk/advocacy/  
• Rebuild Project – support for victims of human trafficking and modern slavery: https://www.rebuildproject.org  
• The Samaritans – crisis support: https://www.samaritans.org/  
• Widowed and Young – support for young people who are widowed www.widowedandyoung.org.uk  
• Women’s Work – health and well-being support for disadvantaged and vulnerable women: http://www.womens-work.org.uk/index.php  
• Young Carers Support & Advice – young carer support: www.derby.gov.uk/youngcarers 

Contact Us

If wish to contact the service for information and advice, to book onto a well-being activity or training event, or to enquire about a Carers Conversations, drop-ins, or peer support, you can do so in the following ways:

Stuart House, Green Lane, Derby, Derbyshre, DE1 1RS

09:00-17:00, Mon-Fri, excluding public holidays