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Becoming self-employed to offer care and support

​​If you are interested in becoming a self-employed carer or running a community enterprise to support older and disabled people​, Community Catalysts​ offer free professional advice to help you set up your business.


Types of care and support

ou might offer help at home, such as cleaning, cooking, help to dress and wash. Or, you could offer support in your community, like an inclusive yoga class, or painting sessions. The choice is yours.  

The benefits​

  • Working for yourself and choosing your own hours, 
  • work in your local community,
  • set a fair rate of pay, and
  • help others and provide support you can be proud of.  

The support you will receive

Community Catalysts can help you to:  

  • be confident that you are following best practice,
  • develop your marketing materials, 
  • learn about funding opportunities, 
  • ​feel part of a community   
  • access training that is right for you.

How to get started


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