Carers Lewisham will be holding an event for all carers on Wednesday 8th June 2016 10:00am to 3:00pm at the *Irish Community Centre, 2A Davenport Road, Catford, SE6 2AZ.

There will be community stalls offering advice and information throughout the day.

Local business’ and organisations are invited to attend and show their support for local carers.  

This year’s theme for carers week is ‘Building Carer Friendly Communities’.

Carer Friendly Communities are places where carers feel supported to look after their family or friends, and recognised as individuals with needs of their own.

Carers UK are asking people to RECOMMEND organisations, services and employers who are already carer friendly and INVITE other organisations to use a checklist to COMMIT to becoming carer friendly.

Building Carer Friendly Communities is not instant, but we’ll get there – brick by brick. Get involved by visiting the website below.

Lewisham Irish community centre provide a wide range of services and facilities including advice and advocacy , children and youth services , healthy living activities for older adults , they offer volunteer opportunities and host regular cultural and social events .  Contact details 02086956264/


Carers Week Events for carers
Monday 6th June 2016


Massage / Relaxation at The Barn, Phoenix Housing, 355 Bromley Road SE6 2RP. 1.30pm-3.30pm

Places are limited so please call Carers Lewisham to book

Relaxation / Massage session for Working Carers

5.30pm –8.30pm

At Carers Lewisham.  Places are limited so please call to book

Tuesday 7th June 2016


Carers Tea Dance and lunch, Ewart Road Clubhouse, 10.00am – 2.00pm

Please contact Carers Lewisham to register your interest

Wednesday 8th June 2016


Community Event at The Irish Community Centre, 2A Davenport Road, Catford SE6 2AZ.


Community stalls offering information and advice throughout the day. Guest speakers on health, wellbeing and grief recovery.

Thursday 9th June 2016


Carers Drop-in, Waldron Health Centre, Amersham Vale, New Cross, SE14

10.00am to 1.00pm.  Laughter session /Health checks /Refreshments


Friday 10th June 2016


Dementia Carers Lunch, 12pm-2pm, Venue to be confirmed

Places will be limited so please contact Carers Lewisham to book your place


Carers Lewisham
Waldram Place
Forest Hill
SE23 2LB

Opening Times:
Monday to Friday 9am-5pm


Carers Lewisham is a Carers Trust Network Partner and is accredited by Advice Quality Standard Mark.

We are funded by London Borough of Lewisham, NHS Lewisham (CCG), Children in Need, Donations and Legacies.

Registered Charity No: 1073592
Company Registered in England No: 3681548

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