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Job opportunity – Communications Officer

Communications Officer – 22.5 hrs per week Salary scale: £23,111 – £24,657 per annum pro rata (NJC SCP 25-27) We are currently seeking to recruit a Communications Officer to oversee and develop our communications strategy acting as ‘branding champion’, ensuring consistency across all internal and external communications. With excellent IT and written skills the post […]

Help shape the York Carers Strategy 2019 – 2023

The York Carers Strategy 2019 – 2023 will set out York’s vision for promoting carers health and wellbeing in the city over the next four years. It is being produced by the Carers Strategy Group which includes representation from all the major providers of health and care services in York, alongside voluntary sector representatives and […]

New in November: The Care Act with Doug Freery

November’s meeting of the York Mental Health Carers Group is a special session that is opening up to all carers. On 14 November 2018, 7 to 9 pm, join us at York St. John University with barrister Doug Freery to talk about ‘The Care Act and what carers need to know about it’. There will […]

IMPs Holiday club

Accessible Arts and Media invite you to join IMPs (Inclusive Music Project) this October half term for their inclusive holiday club for disabled and non-disabled young people. In this session, they’ll use Gamelan to explore some spooky Halloween storytelling. With creative play activities like shadow puppetry and craft, we’ll cast our own musical story spell. Gamelan […]

NEW Health and Wellbeing sessions

When you spend a lot of your time caring for someone, your own needs can be forgotten about. However, it is really important to be able to maintain your own mental and physical health and wellbeing , so we have put on a new programme of workshops for the autumn. These will be at the Friends […]

An invitation to our AGM

We very much look forward to greeting you at our Annual General Meeting (AGM). Thursday 27 September 2018 at 6pm Main Hall, York CVS, 15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET   Please come along and share our successes and achievements over the last year and hear from our guest speaker Brian Joscelyne from the Rotary […]

Young Carers benefit from Ed De Nunzio

Our Young Carers Service is very grateful to the Ed De Nunzio Charitable Trust for providing generous funding. The money has allowed us to help ease a financial pressure faced by many of the families we work by assisting young carers to buy school uniform. The funding will also enable us to run activities for our […]

Out of Character theatre workshop for carers

Out of Character Theatre Company formed in 2009 as a group of artists and performers comprising of people who use or have used mental health services, as well as students and volunteers. Their new production ‘In/Hospitable’ is all about different visions of the future of mental health care for York and it will next be […]

Bank Holiday closing

We will be closed on Monday 27 August for the Bank Holiday. We will not be checking our answer machine or emails on that day. If you need urgent help when we are closed please contact the Emergency Duty Team on 01609 780780.

TV documentary seeks carers younger than early 20s

ARE YOU CARING FOR YOUR YOUNGER BROTHER OR SISTER(S)? Transparent Television are developing a sensitive documentary project about carers, following older siblings who are caring for their younger brothers and sisters and exploring the extra challenges they may face in light of their situation. We want to hear from those who are devoting their lives […]

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