Advice and guidance

Advice and guidance

Whatever your query, however you’re feeling, we’re here.

Getting the right advice and guidance can make all the difference to your life as a carer. Perhaps you want to organise respite care so you can take a well-earned break? Or get to grips with the benefits system so you can get the right financial support?


Sadly, it’s not always easy to access the things you need. Complicated paperwork and automated phone lines can leave you feeling frustrated and confused. 

You don’t have to cope alone. Whatever your query, however you’re feeling, we’re here.

Register with us 

More than 15,000 carers are registered with Carers Gloucestershire.

If you would like to register as a carer, then please complete this form.

This will enable you to access the full range of services that we provide from counselling to Time Out for Carers trips. We promise to hold your data securely in line with our privacy policy.

Call us

If you need to talk, then we can offer advice and guidance by telephone.   

Call us on 0300 111 9000, and we will arrange for a carer adviser to call you back.  We are open from 8am to 5pm on Monday to Friday and until 8pm on Tuesday and Thursday. 

Speaking to Carers Gloucestershire is a joy. You get this friendly voice on the end of the phone, you get empathy, and you get support.