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Carers from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) communities

People in the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Communities often experience worse health than the general population, including a higher incidence of long-term health conditions, and shortened life expectancy. Unfortunately, carers can face additional challenges.

People are less likely to access health services and other support for reasons including:

As a carer

How to help yourself

Register as a carer here.

Useful links

The Traveller Movement are a national civil society organisation comprised of ethnic Romany, Gypsies, Irish Travellers, Roma and members of the majority population working in partnership.

Travellers' Times produces multi-award winning media focusing on things that matter to Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people. For over 20 years, they have sought to provide high-quality news and information about these cultures, and enabled people from them to tell their stories through print and online journalism, film, and other media.