Carers Association Southern Staffordshire

The Carers Association Southern Staffordshire (CASS) is a registered charity (Registered Charity No: 1086979 ) providing confidential advice, information and emotional support to carers of any age living within the districts of Cannock Chase, East Staffs, Lichfield, South Staffs, Stafford and Tamworth.

Background

Carers Association Southern Staffordshire has been working for carers in Staffordshire since 1996. It became an independent charity managed by a Board of Trustees in June 2001.

It now provides a service to around 3,200 adult carers and 400 young carers. CASS offers advice, information and emotional support to individual carers either on the telephone, through home visits and a range of printed material including the
newsletter ‘Aspects’. There are also drop-ins and a regular programme of activities for carers.

There are also specialist services for young carers, mental health carers and people with progressive neurological conditions and their carers.

CASS currently employs 30 staff.

What CASS offer

Free and confidential:

  • Advice
  • Information
  • Emotional Support
  • Leisure Opportunities
  • Drop-ins
  • Carers Breaks
  • Education
  • Befriending
  • Ring Around Service
  • Liaison with other Professionals
  • Signposting
  • Young Carers Meeting Zones
  • Awareness Raising
  • Mental Health Carers Service

What CASS don’t offer

  • Legal Advice
  • Holidays or Holiday Escorts
  • Crisis Response
  • Domestic Tasks
  • Day Care
  • Taxi Service
  • Financial support

For more information visit the Carers Association Southern Staffordshire website.

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