National Partner


Carers Trust

South Lakeland Carers is a partner organisation with the Carers Trust.

The Carers Trust is a national organisation, South Lakeland Carers is just one of 144 Carers’ Centre’s nationwide

The Carers Trust website hosts a variety of different Chat Rooms and Blogs which anyone is welcome to access. The ‘Archived Chats’, ‘Blogs’ and ‘Discussion Board’ can be browsed without the need to register. However, in order to participate in the ‘Live Chat’ facility, you will need to register with the Carers Trust. You are able to choose a level of privacy or visibility that suits you.

The Carers Trust website is also a valuable source of up to date news on issues affecting carers.

The Carers Trust is able to facilitate and support these ‘Carers Chat’ and news facilities because of the number of its members and staff. The size of its membership is of benefit in terms of the likelihood of being able to ‘chat’ online to a fellow carer, whatever the time of day or night. We would encourage you to access these pages if they would be of benefit to you; but would also encourage you to come back to this site for support and information closer to home.

The Carers Trust aims to provide:

  • A stronger brand with increased power to lobby and fundraise.
  • Better services that are Carer-led.
  • Better support to our networks and partners.


Carers’ Centres

Carlisle Carers, Carlisle: Tel 01228 542156

Eden Carers, Penrith: Tel 01768 890280

Furness Carers, Barrow-in-Furness: Tel 01229 822822

West Cumbria Carers, Cockermouth: Tel 01900 821 976 or 01900 826 206


Useful Links

Age UK South Lakeland, Kendal: Tel 01539 728180

Alzheimer’s Society South Lakeland, Kendal: Tel 01539 742631

Cancer Care, Kendal: Tel 01539 735800

Community Alarms South Lakeland, Kendal: Tel 01539 735805

Cruse Bereavement Care, Cumbria: Tel 07071 780 761

Cumbria Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service, Kendal: Tel 01539 7742615

Kendal family Drop-in Centre, Kendal: Tel 07795 34663

Making Space, Kendal: Tel 01539 715036

MS Society, Westmorland South Lakes Branch: Kendal

One Voice, Kendal: Tel 01539 740933

Parkinson’s UK, Kendal Branch: Tel 07582 348614

Sight Advice South Lakes, Kendal: Tel 01539 742633

South Lakeland Autism and Asperger’s Support Group, Kendal: Tel 01539 725291

South Lakeland Mind, Kendal: Kendal 01539 740591

Stroke Association, Kendal:


South Lakeland GP Practices


The James Cochrane Practice, Kendal: Tel  01539718080

Captain French Surgery, Kendal: Tel  01539720241

Station House Surgery, Kendal: Tel  01539722660

Stoneleigh Surgery, Milnthorpe: Tel  01539563307

Park View Surgery, Milnthorpe: Tel  01539563327

Lunesdale Surgery, Kirkby Lonsdale: Tel  01524271210

Peninsular Medical Practice, Grange over Sands: Tel  01539533018

Nutwood Surgery , Grange over Sands: Tel 01539532108

Cartmel Surgery, Cartmel: Tel 01539536366

Sedbergh Medical Practice, Sedbergh: Tel  01539718191

St Marys Surgery, Windermere: Tel  01539821341

Windermere Health Centre, Windermere: Tel  01539445159

Hawkshead Medical Practice, Hawkshead:  Tel  012539436246

Coniston Medical Practice, Coniston: Tel   01539441205

Ambleside Health Centre, Ambleside : Tel  01539432693

Arnside Medical Practice, Arnside:  Tel  01524761311

Haverthwaite Surgery, Haverthwaite: Tel 01539531619