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If you would like to chat to other carers online or get online support you could try an online forum.

Simplyhealth Care Community

Sometimes, the best support comes from others in the same situation. The Simplyhealth Care Community forum is a peer-led social community where users can share experiences, tips and more, while caring.

Find out more about Simplyhealth Care Community.

Carers UK online forum

Carers UK, the UK's membership charity for carers, offers advice, information and an online forum. 

Find out more about the Carers UK online forum.

The Mix

Young and young adult carers (aged 13-25) can access online support on The Mix’s online community. The Mix helps young people get to grips with any challenge they face – from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs.

Carers FIRST’s Carer Forum

Open to all carers aged 18+, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the Carers FIRST's Carers Forum aims to give carers the opportunity to chat with others who may find themselves in similar situations, offer each other advice and support and share experiences about what helped them.

Online safety

Before using any online forum make sure you check out the advice on the forum on how to use it safely including community guidelines, controlling your privacy and looking after your safety.

Next update due: November 2019