Get Your Carers ID and Discount CardVerify your caring role and access a wide range of offers with the Carer Friendly ID and Discount Card Buy Now
Become a Carer Friendly EmployerTraining that helps you support staff balancing work and a caring role Find Out More
Carer Friendly Business AwardsSign up to our enews for opening dates Find Out More
Carer Friendly OpportunitiesThere’s lots of ways to get involved and help us achieve our mission to create Carer Friendly Communities Find Out More
Welcome! We’re Forward Carers and we’re glad you’ve found us.
We’re an award-winning not-for-profit and have been empowering unpaid Carers to live fulfilling lives since 2014. Our mission is to create Carer Friendly Communities where everyone can play a part in improving Carer wellbeing. We manage a wide range of Carer support services, including Birmingham Carers Hub.
The Things We Do
Whether you’re an unpaid Carer, an employer looking to support staff in a caring role or a local Carer support provider or commissioner – you’ve come to the right place. Please click through our website to see how we can help you, or get in touch using the web chat or email us at email@example.com
JOIN our Carer Friendly Online CommunityConnect with fellow Carers, access advice and guidance about your caring role and find Carer training and groups.
BUY your Carer Friendly ID and Discount CardOur photo ID card, verifies your Carer role and saves you money at home, in the garden, on holiday, day trips, when you’re out and about plus much more!
BECOME a Carer Friendly EmployerDiscover the business benefits of becoming a Carer Friendly Employer, access Carer Friendly Workplace training and join our register of certified Carer Friendly Commitment Mark holders.
SUPPORT us to create Carer Friendly CommunitiesFind out how you can get involved in volunteering and fundraising activities, or make a donation to help make life better for unpaid Carers by creating Carer Friendly Communities.
Making an Impact
As a not-for-profit Community Interest Company we put people before profits – we reinvest 100% of any surplus into our social purpose to create Carer Friendly Communities -and we’re dedicated to making a measurable difference to the lives of the Carers we support.
out of 10of Carers showed improved wellbeing
2217Carer Friendly Cards issued
98organisations working to create Carer Friendly Communities
22partners supported to deliver Carer services
11.67is saved, for every £1 invested in us
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