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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 

Individual Support



Partner with us Today

Our Partners programme was established to get us closer to the care workers we support. By allowing care groups to show their commitment to the sector, we are able to provide crisis grants and develop additional services to keep the UK caring.



Volunteer Champions


Author: Rebecca Woolley

Care Workers' Guide (2019)

Are you a caring person who enjoys helping those in need? If so, care work may be your perfect career.


Author: Joel Key

Crisis Grant

The Care Workers' Charity provides crisis grants to social care professionals. We strive to ensure that no care worker faces financial hardship alone.


Author: Alex Ramamurthy

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Latest news

  • 'The Extra Mile' Poem

    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

  • "CWC Awards 2018" Winners Announced!

    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

  • Going an Extra 952 Miles

    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