Macmillan Carers Service

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macmillanThe Macmillan Carers Services helps families and friends supporting someone with a life limiting condition or terminal illness.

The service is run by local charity Action for Family Carers with support from Macmillan Cancer and Essex County Council.

Their friendly team can:

  • offer you emotional support and listen to what may be worrying you
  • help you with getting a break from your caring role
  • provide practical advice on how to manage at home or out and about
  • give information on coping financially with employment, benefits or grants
  • help plan for the future , thinking about wills, Lasting Power of Attorney, end of life wishes

Support is available either by phone or from a representative who can visit you in your home or a place of your choice. For more information click here or call 0300 770 8090.