Carers Advice

Lincolnshire Care Services Directory 2020/21

The Lincolnshire Care Services Directory contains:

  • Information on the types of service provided by the council
  • Local useful contacts
  • Details of care homes and home care in Boston, East Lindsey, Lincoln and other areas of Lincolnshire.

For a hard copy of the Lincolnshire Care Services Directory please call Care Choices on 01223 207770.


Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999


Lincolnshire Care Services Directory - please click on link below


CARERS FIRST - Lincolnshire County Council- For support, Information & Advice

Contact - 01522 782224

Website -



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Lincolnshire Parent Carers Forum

Lincolnshire Parent Carers Forum is the official independent parent carer forum in Lincolnshire, seeking to represent parents and carers of children with disabilities and Special Educational Needs (SEN).

As a voluntary organisation, our unique mission is to be instrumental in positive change that helps shape the future for children with disabilities and SEN across Lincolnshire.

For further information please look at their website -

Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

    Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

  • Benefits for carers

    Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role

  • Benefits for the person you care for

    Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to

  • Death and benefits

    How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits

  • Managing someone's legal affairs

    Advice for when carers find they have to take over the legal affairs of the person they are looking after

  • Other benefits

    Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring

  • Personal and household finance

    Advice on keeping a tight rein on household and personal finance for carers

  • Social fund


  • Tax credits (this link will open in a new window - popups must be allowed)

    Information on claiming tax credits and whether you might be eligible