COVID-19: Supporting CarersOur Message Of Support

Dear Carer,

I hope you are keeping as well as possible during this time. We know that many Carers are very concerned about their loved ones regarding Coronavirus.

Credu are still supporting Young and Adult Carers with what is important to them, though in different ways. Find below links to the contact details for support in your area. We have the and your local outreach worker will have a webpage too.

You can contact us about anything that is important to you right now, whether that is:

  • Support or information / concerns you want to discuss
  • Wanting to give support and information to other Carers
  • Wanting to share ideas about how we can better support Carers and their families during this time. These can be very practical ideas that will help keep people safe and well, or fun ideas to help keep people going during isolation.

As well as supporting people in serious difficulty, Carers and outreach workers are coming up with all sorts of other ways of supporting each other during this time. Some of the Young Carers are sharing fun challenges on social media, other Adult Carers are considering setting up an on-line choir, or connecting with Carers in a similar situation via telephone or social media.

Communities and organisations are working so proactively at the moment; we are inspired with confidence that most people will get the support they need, though we are of course concerned.

Again, if you have any queries, concerns or want to chat through things, please don’t hesitate to call.

Warmest regards,

All at Credu

Public Health Wales Statement

“The public has a crucial role to play in containing the spread of the virus, and we are encouraging people to wash their hands more often, and for 20 seconds. Use soap and water or a hand sanitiser when you get home or into work, blow your nose, sneeze or cough, eat or handle food. This advice will help you to protect yourself and others.” We should also carry tissues to prevent the spread of the virus.

For the most up to date information and guidance go to the Public Health Wales website.

Click here:

Carers UK Guidance For Carers

Click here:

Some useful links

Not sure where to go for up to date information? -The Welsh Government Website Health Wales    They are the national public health agency in Wales. They work to protect and improve health and well-being and reduce health inequalities for the people of Wales.

Powys County Council

Ceredigion County Council


Conwy Council

Denbighshire County Council

Wrexham Council


Other useful websites/contacts – MFCC provide refuges and services to victims and survivors in the North of Powys (Newtown, Welshpool and Machynlleth

01686 629114 or emailing:  – MFCC provide refuges and services to victims and survivors in the North of Powys (Newtown, Welshpool and Machynlleth) – AgeUK is a national charity for older people providing advice, information and support and other related services
The dementia charity, campaigns for change, fund research to find a cure and supports people living with dementia today
The charity for children and young people’s mental health. – provides support to children and young people – provides advice and information on a range of issues.  


Need Support?

CREDU Outreach Workers and their contact details

Powys Team Contact Details


Area covered Position
Main office number (will be available Monday – Friday 9.00 – 5.00 even during lockdown) 01597 823899

All of Powys (and some other areas) Young Carers and Adult Carers
Kathryn Jarvis



Rhayader and llanidoes Adult Carers
Matt Rising



Knighton Presteigne Newtown Young Carers
Tara Evans 07772211119

Builth, Rhayader, Llandod Young Carers
Lisa Bowen



Montgomery Adult Carers
Leanne Pritchard 07976553974

Knighton Prestegine llandod and builth Adult Carers
Karen Birkenhead



Brecon, Hay, Crickhowel, Talgarth, Ystradgynlais Adult Carers
Jane Fletcher



Brecon, Hay, Crickhowel, Talgarth, Young Carers
Sian Nickells



Ystradgynlais Adult and Young Carers
Kevin Holcroft



Powys Wide Raising Awareness
Becky Evans 07976970896

Powys Wide General enquires/

Team Manager

Jen O’Hara



Powys Wide CEO
Marie Davies Powys Wide Creative respite
Zandra Pitt




Powys Wide Connected Generations
Ami Wilson



Machynlleth Young Carers
Sally Duckers




Montgomery Young Carers
Nick Cooke



Powys wide Mental health and fitness project
Mandy Hughes



Builth and llanwrtyd Community project



Please click on the following link for a list of support available in local communities within Powys:



COVID-19: Supporting Carers

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