Established July 2010

East Kent Carers’ Consortium

The East Kent Carers’ Consortium is a Community Interest Company (CIC). In July 2010, the consortium developed out of an informal partnership between two voluntary organisations, both registered charities delivering support services to Carers in East Kent.

At that time it had become clear that the voluntary sector would face significant challenges going forward. Indications were that local and central Government and some other funding bodies were moving away from making grants, to asking organisations to tender for funds, awarding contracts in place of grants. This change also focused providers to deliver outcomes, stimulating innovative ideas and strategies, bringing service providers together to best support and meet the needs of Carers in East Kent.

The two charities work collaboratively as a Consortium, whilst retaining their individual identities to enable services to Carers to have a local focus and the charities to respond to opportunities in their own areas. The Consortium currently has four associate members and welcome interest from complementary service providers.

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carers' support Ashford

Carers’ Support supporting Carers in Ashford, Shepway & Swale

Carers Support was established in 1994. We provide high quality support to carers from Ashford, Shepway and Swale. We are a voluntary organisation and an independent charity with a board of trustees. Our primary aims are to support and promote, by providing timely and appropriate services to, carers from the age of 16 years, whether they care for a family member, neighbour or friend

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Carers’ Support – Canterbury, Dover & Thanet

Carers’ Support – Canterbury, Dover and Thanet is a registered charity, we have been providing information, support and services to Carers since 2001. We aim to ensure Carers are recognised, listened to, and offered information and support that is focused on their own needs and wellbeing, enabling them to continue care, where they choose to do so.

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Interesting Information

In 2013, the consortium was awarded a three year contract with Kent County Council to provide Carer’s Assessment and Support to Carers across the whole of East Kent. Carers’ Support supporting Carers in Ashford, Shepway and Swale, and Carers’ Support – Canterbury, Dover & Thanet, are currently delivering that contract.
In December 2015 we were pleased to confirm that this contract has been extended until April 2018


East Kent Carers’ Consortium

Community Interest Company 7768512

Registered Address

Norman House Beaver Business Park Beaver Road Ashford Kent, TN23 7SH


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