Cornwall Carers Service

Cornwall Council launched an all age Carers service in Cornwall from 1 July 2016.

The new service, Kernow Carers Service provides support for all unpaid Carers of all ages, is being delivered jointly by Action for Children, working with Cornwall Rural Community Charity and Cornwall’s Family Information Service.

The Council anticipate that at least 8,000 Carers a year will receive one-to-one support from Carer Support Workers, with around 2,000 new Carers a year identified by the service.

The new service began on 1 July 2016 with a new free phone telephone number for the Carers Helpline. This is 0800 587 8191

The new Carers Website sits on the Support in Cornwall web-site.

This can be viewed at

A specific section for Carers will be found at

Promas  are running free courses in Cornwall for carers of people experiencing mental health issues.

See here for more information:

Promas Caring for People CIC – Free courses

For information, dates and  application forms please go to or  contacting Promas on 01736 339226, mobile 07775 756454 or email





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