Support for carers

Direct payments for carers

If you are caring for or intend to regularly care for someone, you could qualify for a Direct Payment. This is money we give to you to buy your own care:

For more information contact:

Thurrock First

: 01375 511 000


Main opening hours are Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm.

Limited service on Monday to Friday from 7am to 9am and 5pm to 7pm, and on weekends and bank holidays from 7am to 7pm.

Read more about Thurrock First.

Legal advice

If you need legal advice, contact:


Find out about advocacy services in Thurrock – someone to speak on your behalf.