The Care Workers Charity presents Going the Extra Mile 2019 - a week-long campaign dedicated to celebrating the care workers and care teams that go the extra mile every day. Read more
The Care Workers Charity is dedicated to helping current and former care workers. Help is offered in the form of hardship grants, and online information and advice. Read more
For care workers, early starts, long hours and mentally draining work are part and parcel of the job. As a result, it’s all too easy for unforeseen circumstances to push them beyond their financial limits Read more
The Care Workers Charity was founded in 2009 with the objective of supporting current and former care workers with one-off hardship grants. In 2018 we awarded over £150,000 in grants to almost 400 care workers – nearly four times as many people as in 2017. Read more
Hardship grants awarded in 2018
The number of care workers, making up one of Britain's largest workforces
Agreed or strongly agreed that the grant prevented them from falling into financial hardship
CWC Partners Programme was established to get us closer to the care workers we support, allowing care groups to show their commitment to the sector and enabling us to provide hardship grants and keep the the UK caring.
Are you a caring person who enjoys helping those in need? If so, care work may be your perfect career.
The Care Workers Charity provides hardship grants to social care professionals. We strive to ensure that no care worker faces financial hardship alone.
We are excited to publish another poem from our care worker writing competition. This poem was submitted by Rebecca Skermer and provides a touching account of what it means to work in care. Read more
The Awards were introduced to acknowledge and reward the exceptional contributions of some of our most dedicated supporters; people whose help might otherwise go unrecognised. Read more
This heartwarming story was written by Julie Burt at Elizabeth Finn Care Homes in Halliwell, Tunbridge Wells. Julie beautifully documented a surprise dinner, organised for Florence, a 92 year old resident. Read more