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Learn about mindfulness skills for caring at our upcoming Carer Wellbeing Hub

Sessions at our Carer Wellbeing Hub are designed to support you to look after your own health and wellbeing. See below for the upcoming Carer Wellbeing Hub sessions:   Mindfulness Skills for Caring and Coping A 4 week course to learn about mindfulness skills in a supportive environment, and experiment with using the skills in […]

New Drop-In Support Sessions – for carers of someone with mental ill health

In conjunction with the York Mind Health and Wellbeing programme, we’ll be offering a new informal monthly drop-in for carers of someone with mental ill health. It starts on Wednesday 31 July 2019, drop in any time from 6-8pm and then monthly on the last Wednesday of the month. Venue: Slug and Lettuce Swinegate, our […]

July to September Carers Newsletter

The York Carers Centre July to September newsletter and What’s On guide is now available, containing all of our news and events for the coming months.  Click here to see our newsletters

This is Carers Week! 10 -16 June 2019

This is Carers Week (10-16 June), an annual campaign which raises awareness of caring, highlights the challenges unpaid carers face and recognises the contribution carers make to communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don’t think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify as carers and access much-needed support. Here in our […]

Funding for young carer summer holiday activities in York from BBC Children In Need.

York Carers Centre is grateful to have been awarded funding from BBC Children In Need for our young carer services. The three-year grant of £24,660 will be used to deliver a six week summer holiday activity programme to young carers from York. The project will help to combat isolation and loneliness, enabling the young people […]

Data protection and your information

The new laws around data protection (General Data Protection Regulations 2018) came into effect on Friday 25 May 2018. We have updated our Data Protection Statement and Policy inline with this, and details on how and why we collect your information can be found on our data protection page

York College are Carer Friendly

Congratulations to York College who have become the first organisation to sign up to our Carer Friendly Employer charter after the launch of our new Supporting Working Carers initiative. We are delighted that such a large employer is investing such commitment and recognising the valuable role carers have in the workplace as well as in their […]

One Day Any Day: Any day in the life of a young carer

If you have ever wondered what life for a young carer is like, here’s your chance to find out more. A short film, ‘One Day Any Day’ has been created by young carers from the Young Carers Revolution in York. Young Carers Revolution is a campaign group creating opportunities for young carers to have influence over […]

Carers Credit – are you missing out?

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have revealed that 95% of carers who are entitled to Carers Credit are not claiming it. Carers UK is highlighting the crucial importance of getting the right information and advice out to carers. The charity which provides expert advice, information and support for people who care for a […]