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Writing for Wellbeing (on zoom)

14/07/2020 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm |

A four week course of sessions with Helen from The Writing Tree focusing on relaxation, mindfulness, reflection and emotions.

Each session will start with an introduction followed by several short writing exercises, each followed by an opportunity for the class to share and discuss their work.

The sessions will focus on developing writing as a source of wellbeing and pleasure, not becoming the next great novelist! Suitable for beginners and experienced writers alike.

Sessions are weekly, from Tuesday 23 June until Tuesday 14 July from 2 to 3pm .

These sessions will be held via zoom and you’ll just need a suitable device to take part.

Please get in touch to book your place, on 01904 715 490 or enquiries@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk

 

Substance misuse and gambling carers group (on Zoom)

14/07/2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm |

A new monthly support group for people who are supporting loved ones through issues with substance misuse and/or gambling.

We know that some carers may find it difficult to attend groups during the day, so this new support group is available in the evenings, on Zoom.

What will you need to take part:

You’ll need access to a device with a camera (phone/laptop/tablet), internet access, an email address and access to the Zoom app

How to book:

Contact our reception on enquiries@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk or 01904 715 490 to book a space
Our facilitator will offer you a 30 minute telephone appointment prior to the group
Everyone joining the group will have read and returned a confidentiality agreement to take part in the Zoom call, and be provided with a confidential link to the meeting

Yoga 6 week course (on Zoom)

14/07/2020 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm |

A six week course of Vinyasa yoga with Jenny Carpenter, suitable for beginners as well as anyone who already practices yoga.

Yoga is known to support physical, emotional and mental wellbeing.

Sessions are weekly, from Tuesday 16 June to Tuesday 21 July, from 7.30 to 8.45pm.

These sessions will be held via zoom and you’ll just need a suitable device to take part.

Please get in touch to book your place, on 01904 715 490 or enquiries@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk

Substance Misuse Carers Group (on zoom)

15/07/2020 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm |

During the current period of social distancing we will be running some of our support groups virtually, via zoom.

This session is for people affected by someone else’s substance misuse and is a chance to talk to other carers and our staff.

New members are welcome to take part, and if you haven’t attended our substance misuse carer groups before our facilitator Sam Ferguson will ring you prior to the session to asses your needs.

What will you need to take part:

You’ll need access to a device with a camera (phone/laptop/tablet), internet access, an email address and access to the Zoom app

How to book:

  • Contact our reception on enquiries@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk or 01904 715 490 to book a space
  • We will email you a meeting agreement to read and return
  • You will be sent a Zoom meeting ID and password for each individual meeting to enable you to log in

Carers Advice Line

15/07/2020 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm |

Do you need information or advice about your caring role or for the person you care for?

We regularly answer questions about:

  • Benefits for carers or disabled people
  • Community Care, including; accessing support for the person you care for, adaptations and aids, services and support groups
  • Disability Rights
  • Carers Rights
  • Your caring role and employment rights

Call York Carers Centre Advice Line on Wednesdays from 5 to 8pm, 01904 715 490 to speak with our benefits and advice workers

 

Yoga 6 week course (on Zoom)

21/07/2020 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm |

A six week course of Vinyasa yoga with Jenny Carpenter, suitable for beginners as well as anyone who already practices yoga.

Yoga is known to support physical, emotional and mental wellbeing.

Sessions are weekly, from Tuesday 16 June to Tuesday 21 July, from 7.30 to 8.45pm.

These sessions will be held via zoom and you’ll just need a suitable device to take part.

Please get in touch to book your place, on 01904 715 490 or enquiries@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk

Carers Advice Line

22/07/2020 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm |

Do you need information or advice about your caring role or for the person you care for?

We regularly answer questions about:

  • Benefits for carers or disabled people
  • Community Care, including; accessing support for the person you care for, adaptations and aids, services and support groups
  • Disability Rights
  • Carers Rights
  • Your caring role and employment rights

Call York Carers Centre Advice Line on Wednesdays from 5 to 8pm, 01904 715 490 to speak with our benefits and advice workers

 

Carers Social

28/07/2020 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm |

It’s good to talk, so join our Carer Support Workers and other carers for our our friendly monthly chat on zoom.

Bring a cup of tea and log in using the secure zoom link you’ll be provided with.

If you’re new to Zoom and would like any support setting it up, or would like to know more about the Social then please contact us, we’re happy to help.

Please get in touch on 01904 715 490 or enquiries@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk to tell us you’re coming.

Carers Advice Line

29/07/2020 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm |

Do you need information or advice about your caring role or for the person you care for?

We regularly answer questions about:

  • Benefits for carers or disabled people
  • Community Care, including; accessing support for the person you care for, adaptations and aids, services and support groups
  • Disability Rights
  • Carers Rights
  • Your caring role and employment rights

Call York Carers Centre Advice Line on Wednesdays from 5 to 8pm, 01904 715 490 to speak with our benefits and advice workers

 

Mental health carers drop in (on zoom)

29/07/2020 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm |

During the current period of social distancing we are running some of our support groups virtually to allow you to take part from home.

This informal, supportive session is for people who help care for someone with a mental health condition. It’s primarily aimed at people new to caring, caring for someone in crisis or caring for young people. However we have now opened up this group to anyone who may find it beneficial so please get in touch if that’s you.

What will you need to take part:

You’ll need access to a device with a camera (phone/laptop/tablet), internet access, an email address and access to the Zoom app

How to book:

  • Contact our facilitator Rebecca on rebecca.robinson@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk or 01904 715 490 to book a space
  • We will email you a virtual meeting agreement to read and return
  • You will be sent a Zoom meeting ID and password for each individual meeting to enable you to log in
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