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In this edition:
Your finances during Coronavirus
Be scam aware
Useful websites
A reminder of Dorset Council's Covid-19 response line
Dear Carer

You are receiving this email because you have registered as an unpaid carer with Carer Support Dorset. Please note that if you have newly registered with us, we are currently unable to issue your carer card due to Covid-19 restrictions but rest assured, you will receive your card as soon as we are able to send it to you. 

In this week’s mailing we have included some information on ways to help manage your finances during these difficult times which we have compiled from various sources including Citizens Advice, Money Saving Expert and Dorset Council. In addition to this, we have included some information on being aware of scams. 
Your finances during Coronavirus
The current Covid-19 situation does not just give mental and physical stresses but can also bring on or exaggerate financial stresses and pressures.

We have broken down some information on resources that might be useful for you during this time. Please note, this information was correct as at 07/04/20 and is subject to change. Read our finance blog here
Be scam aware!
Unfortunately scams still take place at the moment. Please be aware of scams. Citizens Advice have a useful guide for how to check if something is a scam.
Useful websites
The following websites have lots of useful information on finances:

Citizens Advice
Money Saving Expert
Turn 2 us
A reminder of Dorset Council's Covid-19 response line
All of us at Carer Support Dorset hope that you stay safe and we acknowledge and appreciate the work you are all doing in your caring role at this difficult time. If you would like to talk about your caring role with us you can call us on 0800 368 8349 or email us at
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