Register as a carer and renewing your carers card
Register as a carer with Carer Support Dorset to keep you up to date with local events, training courses and more. It's quick, easy and free to join.
When you join you will receive information and advice about carers services including local support groups, the latest copy of Caring Matters, a Dorset-wide magazine for carers and a carers discount card.
You can get help as a carer regardless of whether the person you care for gets support from the council or pays for their own care.
Register as a carer
Register as a carer in Dorset to get access to services.
If you live in the Dorset Council area complete a form using the online link below, or phone Carer Support Dorset 0800 368 8349.
If you live in or Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole contact CRISP 01202 458204 or use the online link below.
Carers card scheme
The carers card is available if you have registered as a carer with Carer Support Dorset for Dorset Council residents, or registered with CRISP for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole residents. The scheme offers a range of discounts on goods and services including:
- days out and activities
- travel and holidays
- health and beauty
- sport and fitness
- places to eat and drink
Information about where you can use your card is available on the carers card website and new information is added regularly.
Find out where you can use your carers card
You can also find out information about the carers card on Facebook.
Renewing your carers card
Your carers card will expire after five years. To renew your carers card, phone 0800 368 8349 if you live in Dorset Council area or 01202 458204 if you live in Bournemouth, Christchurch or Poole.