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Action for Family Carers

Contact details

Action for Family Carers
Brickhouse Farm Community Centre
Poulton Close

Public phone: 01621 851640


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Information, advice and support for unpaid carers. Day respite centres with accessible transport for those who are cared for, lunches and activities. Carers support meetings. Support for Young Adult Carers, Young carers groups. Telephone befriending. Relaxation activities. Macmillan carer support. Counselling for Carers. Hospital Carer Liaison, Schools Link Services for Young Carers. Formal advocacy.

Target group: All unpaid carers, including young carers from aged 8 onwards

Area served: Maldon, Chelmsford, Braintree. Colchester, and Brentwood Districts, Basildon, Harlow, Epping, Uttlesford, Castlepoint and Rochford

How to contact: Drop-in, phone, contact for an appointment or write.


Monday: 9am - 4.30pm

Tuesday: 9am - 4.30pm

Wednesday: 9am - 4.30pm

Thursday: 9am - 4.30pm

Friday: 9am - 4.30pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Ample parking. Ramped entrance.

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number: 1127164

Year established: 1989

Staffing: 72 staff, 60 volunteers.

Public transport:

Record last checked: 06 June 2017


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