ITV's Help on Hand series is celebrating carers who made a real difference to their community.
'Shared Lives Care' helps to transform people's lives, by combating issues such as loneliness and social isolation.
Paul Reilly has been finding out more about the befriending service - which offers short breaks to adults who have learning and physical disabilities.
- Stephanie and Coleen have been making memories together:
- Marianne and Jane are building a new friendship: