Are you a carer? Do you need some advice or support?
There is a wide range of support services available for carers. Contact your local councils First Contact Telephone number (find your local councils contact details link) to ask for a carers assessment and visit the councils website for further information- click on the link below.
Hartlepool Carer Support
This NHS website also has contact details for national help and advice and information regarding financial benefits for carers and who is eligible for this support.
Worried about a friend or family member who is drinking too much alcohol or who is taking drugs or smoking?
These websites provide support and information regarding drug and alcohol misuse amongst other lifestyle choices.
The first step is always the hardest, however, remember you are not alone and there is support available.
If you would like individual support or advice, please contact the appropriate number provided.
Useful Contact Numbers and Services
If it is an emergency call 999 or attend your nearest A&E.
GP, dentist, pharmacy etc, but if you need help now and don’t know what to do, call 111 or visit 111.nhs.uk.