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Support In The Chichester District

A warm welcome from the Chichester Team at Carers Support West Sussex. Our friendly and dedicated team are here to provide information, guidance, and support in your caring role. We also want to find ways for you to better manage your caring role while looking after your own health and wellbeing. If you would like to talk to one of the team, contact us to book into one of our dedicated phone surgeries and chose a date and time suitable to you.

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Local Groups and Events

You can meet a member of our team for a face-to-face chat at one of our carer clinics. These offer an opportunity for you to meet in a private and safe environment to chat about how we can support you in your caring role.

Carer Groups

You can also meet a member of our team for a face-to-face chat at one of our carer groups. Our groups are open to people registered with us, to meet and chat with other carers and to access information and support from one of our local carer wellbeing workers.

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See upcoming drop-ins, groups and events in Chichester below

Chichester Drug & Alcohol Face-to-Face Carer Group
Chichester Drug & Alcohol Face-to-Face Carer Group

26 February 2024 10:30 - 12:00

Chichester Children and family Centre, St James Rd, Chichester PO19 7WX

East Witterings Carer Group
East Witterings Carer Group

07 March 2024 14:00 - 15:30

Face to Face support group for unpaid carers living in West Sussex

Suicide Awareness & Prevention Support Meeting
Suicide Awareness & Prevention Support Meeting

13 March 2024 10:30 - 12:00

Start a conversation. Horsham Library,  Lower Tanbridge Way, Horsham RH12 1PJ Wednesday 13th March 2024, 10:30am -12pm

Advice and Support

We've put together a directory of our partner organisations in Chichester. Click on the organisation names below to find out more.

The Bourne Bus – provides free local resident travel 

Community Transport Chichester – dial-a-ride service 

Ems Valley – community car scheme run by volunteers 

Petworth village minibus 

Midhurst Yellow Bus Service 

Selsey Community Bus 

Age UK Chichester 

Aldingbourne Trust – providing opportunities for adults with learning disabilities or autism 

Chichester Family Hub – drop in for support and social spaces to meet others 

Pathfinder Chichester – mental health & wellbeing support 

Alzherimer’s Chichester carers support group 

Parkinsons Chichester & Bognor branch 


Young Adult Carers

Find It Out Service – countywide support 

Young People’s Shop

Short Break Provision

Below you will find a list of providers near you who are offering a variety of carer services for you and the people you look after. Please note all sessions need to be booked prior to attendance – please call the service provider directly. Details of how to do so are below. Our Take Time For You leaflet has lots of useful information.

Communities in Mind, covering the Bognor & Chichester areas, is a service for people, including carers, aged 65+ who need a little support with their mental health and well-being.

You may have stress, depression, anxiety and other mental health needs or you may just feel low through social isolation. Due to coronavirus, during November and early December, our face-to-face activity groups have been suspended, but we are continuing to offer phone support, Zoom group activity sessions and our newsletter/activity pack.

When we can, we will resume our activity groups in Bognor and Chichester. For more information and an informal chat, please call the service manager, Jo, on 07495 077 341

Terry’s Place provides a sanctuary for family and friend carers needing a break, or loved ones who are lonely or isolated, requiring a bit of social and emotional stimulation and support. 

Find out more on their website here

Support for people with memory difficulties and early stages of dementia.

We are currently offering support to both carers and cared for by phone, email and post, and we hope to be re-introducing some face to face support soon.

For more information or to discuss support please contact Kim Bartlett on 07939 582788.

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