Renfrewshire Carers Centre is very pleased to announce that it has received an allocation of funding from the additional £3million being made available from The Scottish Government to support unpaid Carers during the winter. This additional winter funding is to support adult and young Carers, including Parent Carers looking after a disabled child. 

With this funding we aim to support carers

· To improve health and well-being

· To Improve financial well-being 

· To Improve social well-being 

Carers at risk of isolation, exclusion and/or disadvantage, whose caring role and lack of support impact on their 

· Physical, emotional and mental health wellbeing

· Ability to balance their caring role with a life of their own 

· Financial wellbeing and ability to afford basic necessities 

You might want to use the funding for:

· Assistance with food or fuel 

· White goods

· Small household repairs ·

· Taking a break e.g. leisure equipment, hobbies, entertainment subscriptions, therapies, IT equipment, respite, days away etc 

You are the best person to let us know how we can support you. We would encourage you to complete our online application form and bank details from. If you need assistance to complete the form e-mail enquiries@renfrewshirecarers.org.uk or telephone 0141 887 3643.

The fund opens at 12 noon on 14th February and has to be allocated by the end of March 2022 therefore the last date for applications is Friday 18th March.