Carers Rights Day


Carers Rights Day - 25 November 2021

Whether you are a new carer or have been caring for someone for a while, it's important that you understand your rights and are able to access the support that is available to you as soon as you need it.

Many people are taking on more caring responsibilities for their relatives and friends who are disabled, ill or older and who need support. 

Carers Rights Day focuses on raising awareness of the rights that unpaid carers have.

Download the Welsh Government guide to understanding your rights as a carer (pdf)

Drop-in sessions

Find out more about your rights as an unpaid carer by joining the team for a cuppa and cake at one of our information drop-ins across the city.

Speak to a Community Connector for information about how Newport City Council can support you in your caring role.


  • The Riverfront Theatre & Arts Centre, 10am - 12pm
    (Kingsway, NP20 1HG)

  • Bettws Community Centre, 11am - 12pm
    (North Neighbourhood Hub, 43 The Precinct, Bettws NP20 7TN)

  • Maesglas Community Centre, 11am - 12pm
    (West Neighbourhood Hub, Bideford Road, Newport NP20 3XT)

  • Pill Millennium Centre, 1pm - 2pm
    (Central Neighbourhood Hub, Courtybella Terrace, NP20 2GH) 

  • Ringland Community Centre, 1pm - 2pm
    (East Neighbourhood Hub, 282 Ringland Circle, NP19 9PS)

Find out more on the support available for unpaid carers in Newport.