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'Guiding support for family carers'

What We Do

  • We work with organisations to provide better information and supports to Family Carers. We provide them with opportunities to collaborate on initiatives including National Carers Week, a multi-agency and multi-disciplinary Family Carer Research Group, and joint policy submissions.
  • We deliver a number of carer specific projects; namely an Online Family Carer Support Project and a Back to paid employment project.
  • We commission relevant research that supports focused and quality interventions in the lives of Family Carers.



  • May 21 Annual Carers Forum, convened by the Dept. of Social Protection taking place. You can watch and comment on the proceedings via the link here: Our Senior Policy & Research Officer Zoe will be presenting on the topic of 4 years of the Online Family Carer Support Group
  • April 18 Care Alliance Spring Exchange Newsletter published. Read this edition here, and sign up to receive these newsletters direct to your inbox here
  • March 16 Our Online Family Carer Support Group celebrates its 4th birthday. For more inforation on the group please click here.  
  • February 20 Care Alliance Ireland Supporting  YesYes Vote in the upcoming referendums. Please read our short policy paper on the issue here
  • February 1 Care Alliance Ireland submission on the development of the next National Disability Strategy. Read here.
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