African Caribbean Carers Support

The African and Caribbean Career Group is a support group for  African or African-Caribbean origin. We provide an outreach and support services specifically for  African Caribbean people living in Luton.  In collaboration with Lewsey Farm Learning Centre. Our services include:

 What we do;
-Providing information, advice and advocacy
-Health Promotion
-Health talks on wellbeing and health living
-Advice on healthy balanced food
-Healthy cook and eat sessions
-Benefit and Welfare advice
– Befriending support in the community for older people and carers
-Bereavement Support
-Sign post informal carers to relevant agencies
-Give emotional support
-Personalised support for Carers: Carers will be able to access coffee mornings and drop in sessions where their needs can be assessed and supported in order to plan their own lives.
-Supporting Carers to be healthy: By offering health checks, health promotion to raise awareness on health issues specific to African Caribbean communities
-We offer and share information and raise awareness on relevant topics such as dementia, winter warmth, benefits, pension, healthy life style. It also offers bereavement counselling and advocacy