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Carer Support Services in Kirklees


Carers Count works in partnership with many other services across Kirklees to support unpaid carers.

Each of the services shown below provides a range of services and advice.

Carers Trust Mid Yorkshire is a local charity, working in partnership with Kirklees Council, supporting carers in Kirklees, Wakefield, Calderdale and North Leeds. Our Support Services include weekly breaks and support in the home, Adult Group Support Sessions, Activity Centres for children with disabilities and an Emergency Carer Support service.

Local communities have trusted us for over 35 years to reduce their stress by providing regular breaks to unpaid carers of family members

Giving peace of mind by providing a range of high-quality support services by investing significantly in training our staff to the highest standard, including specialised training where required.

Trusting us to step into your shoes no matter what age or type of illness or disability of your family member, our knowledgeable, experienced and highly trained staff can support you and your loved ones.

Local charity working with unpaid family carers in Kirklees, Calderdale, Wakefield and South Leeds and a network partner of Carers Trust, Britain’s leading carer support charity and a network of charities employing over 5,000 trained professionals nationwide and working with over 35,000 carers to help them make a life outside caring.

Core services are regulated and inspected by the Care Quality Commission and currently rated as ‘Good’. The Day Centre for Children is inspected by OFSTED.


Tel: 01484 537036 (office)


Milford House, Unit 9 Shaw Park, Silver Street, Aspley, Huddersfield, HD5 9AF

Kirkwood Hospice

The Kirkwood is a local charity which supports anyone affected by a life-limiting illness to live well and to make the most of every single day. They are here for local people across Kirklees whenever and wherever they need us, helping to improve their quality of life - in the ways that matter most to them.


The Kirkwood understands that patients, carers and those closest to them all have their own needs, aspirations and expectations, so their services are built around their personal wishes and goals. The charity offers a wide range of services designed to support patients, carers and family members at every stage of illness.


Tel: 01484 557 900

The Kirklees Dementia Hub is an information and advice service for people living with Dementia, carers and family members. We provide information on local and national organisations available to help and support you. You can speak to a member of the team on Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, by using the following contact details:


Tel: 01484 411074




While Barnardo’s wholeheartedly recognises the enormous contribution that carers of all ages make, KYC specifically supports Young Carers aged 8-18 across Kirklees.


More information about the Young Carers service...


If you know a young person caring for someone with a physical or mental health condition or disability, please contact us for more information on 01484 426100 or check out our website:

PCAN (Parents of Children with Additional Needs) is an independent charity for parents/carers of any child or children aged 0 - 25 who have special educational needs and/or disabilities across Kirklees.  Don’t worry if your child doesn’t have a diagnosis.  You can join PCAN if you are just becoming aware that your child has additional needs. It’s free! Click here to sign up! 


More information about PCAN...


Tel: 07754 102336


KIAS is a dedicated service for parents, carers, children and young people, providing free, impartial and confidential Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Advice and Support.


Tel: 0300 330 1504


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