Respite Support


Barnardos offer a range of services and support mechanisms for young carers,  including:

  • Counselling / drop in sessions
  • Identifying services / support the carer requires
  • Social activities with fellow young carers
  • Carer breaks.

Address: 109 Eaton Road, Liverpool, L12 1LU

Tel: 0151 228 4455

Everton FC - Pass on the Memories

Everton Football Club, in partnership with Mersey Care, runs this support programme for people who suffer from dementia and their carers. A range of interventions, including sporting reminiscence workshops, custom-made life story memory books and calendars, day trips to local places of interest and social activities all help people to share important memories and create new ones.

Address: Goodison Rd, Liverpool, Merseyside L4 4EL


 Knowsley Young Carers

 Young carers referred here can benefit from:

  • help, support and assistance at home
  • educational support
  • social activities with fellow carers
  • personal support
  • family trips. 

Address: Knowsley Youth Mutual, Me Time Project, Our Place, Longview Drive, Huyton, L36 6EG

Tel: 0151 443 5323


Mary Seacole House

Mary Seacole House offers a carers support service for the black and minority ethnic group who care for those with a mental illness. They offer a wide variety of services including befriending, breaks, stress reduction services, education, lunch clubs and much more.

Address: 91 Upper Parliament Street, Liverpool, L8 7LB

Tel: 0151 707 0319

Parents and Friends Association for Young Adults with Learning Difficulties

Club 25 is registered as Parents and Friends Association for Young Adults with Learning Difficulties, which is a registered charity providing social, leisure and recreational facilities for young adults with slight to moderate learning difficulties.  Members meet socially once a week for a social evening and disco on a Wednesday between 7 and 10.  Leisure facilities include day trips, barbecues and weekend breaks.

Address: 33 Wicks Green, Formby, Merseyside, L37 1PP

Contact number: 01704 870 399

St Helens Carers Centre

St Helens Carers Centre provides a wide range of services to all carers (including young carers). The centre aims to be a one-stop shop for carers in the area and upon registration (available online, via telephone or at the centre), the services / information available for carers include:

  • carer breaks / respite
  • carer discount card
  • carer emergency card
  • emotional support
  • support groups
  • training groups / courses
  • social events
  • reduced / free gym rates
  • local healthcare signposting
  • aids, adaptions and equipment

Address: 31-35 Baldwin Street, St Helens, WA10 2RS

Adult Carers. Tel: 01744 675 615

Young Carers: Tel: 01744 677 279