Supporting People Who Care

We provide advice, information and flexible support on a one to one, group or telephone basis to carers like you.

This support focuses on areas that are important you, ensuring you are looking after your own health and wellbeing.

Health and Wellbeing
Young Carers

I’m a Carer

If you become a carer, there are initial steps that you can take to get support to ensure your own wellbeing and so that you are in a position to continue caring for someone.

Your rights as a carer
Your Rights as a Carer
Local Support (A-Z)

I Care for Someone with…

The following organisations can provide information and support for people who support someone with a specific diagnosis.  You can also access information about organisations throughout Dundee by visiting Dundee City Council’s My Life Portal, ALISS (A Local Information System for Scotland) or Other Useful Services page.

Frequently Asked Q’s
Courses and Learning
Courses and Learning

Useful Resources

Mentalwelfare Good Practice Guide

This guide is to help carers and families understandconsent, confidentiality, and sharing of information, where the person they care for has a mental illness, dementia, learning disability, autism, personality disorder, or other related condition.

Download guide here.

Are you finding things difficult?

That’s okay. We’re here to help. Get in touch today

what is the carers charter
What is the Carers Charter?
register to the carers charter
Register for the Carers Charter

Carer Interest Network

Carer Interest Network is a means of working together more effectively and proactively in meeting the needs of carers. The network is open to all organisations providing generic and targeted support to unpaid carers across Dundee. The network welcomes speakers from different organisations at each meeting.

To register a place or for more information please contact Megan Clark by email [email protected] or call 01382 200422.

Information for Professionals

The following information has been developed to help support employers, organisations and professionals.

Dundee Carers Partnership

Dundee Carers Partnership are a multi-agency partnership group. The partnership leads on the strategic planning, development and provision of services for Carers of all ages. In doing so, the group ensures that we are meeting our vision and outcomes, evidence any reasons why we are not and consider any strategic matters arising which affect carers outcome.

Learn more about the Dundee Carers Partnership here.

Legislation and Policy

Short Breaks Services Statement

The purpose of this Statement is to provide information on Short Breaks to Carers, Young Carers, Supported People and workers. This includes what a Short Break is and how to access one.

Health and Social Care Integration Joint Board

This report provides information about progress with implementation of the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 and seeks approval for the Carers (Scotland) Act Investment Plan.