A Message from Care UK 

Care UK colleagues are vital in helping our care home residents to live fulfilling lives.

You help residents to get the most out of each day, supporting them to make important choices about how they want to live their life. For residents with no family, you’re often the one they look to for help and support.

But where do you go when you need a little extra help in your own life? Care UK is supporting The Care Workers Charity, because they are here to help current and former care workers facing financial hardship.  

Key Points

  • There are over 1.8 million care workers in the UK, contributing to one of Britain’s largest workforces, and caring for some of the most vulnerable people in our society.
  • The Care Workers Charity is dedicated to helping current former and retired care workers, by providing them with one off hardship grants and online information and advice.
  • We believe that no care worker should ever face financial hardship alone.
  • This website holds information and advice on issues such as money, debt, health and wellbeing. You can find our online information by exploring the other pages on this site.
  • We provide financial grants of up to £500 to support unexpected and unforeseen circumstances. Including but not limited to, sudden unexpected illness or injury, unexpected loss of income, loss of home, or relationship break downs.
  • Champions are our volunteers, our boots on the ground, our eyes and ears. They aim to inform people about the Care Workers Charity and put on interesting and engaging fundraising events. Anyone can become a Champion.
  • As a country we rely on care workers to be there on our rainy day, the Care Workers Charity is there for them on theirs.

Contact Details

Contact your CWC Engagement Manager on [email protected] or get in touch through our Contact Us form.

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