Helping carers from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds with a range of support services.
MECOPP advocates on behalf of unpaid carers from a BME background who support an adult family member.
MECOPP’s services include advice and information in a number of languages; advocacy and casework support; education and training, as well as opportunities to socialise and relax. It can also help carers to access health and social work services, housing and welfare benefits. MECOPP also offers a range of useful multilingual information sheets and resources for carers, professionals and cared-for people.
Their information and advice service, and advocacy and casework service, are both currently available in Cantonese, Mandarin, Arabic, Hindi, Bengali, Nepali, Punjabi, Urdu, Odiya and Madi.