New: Carers Hubs – volunteers wanted!

Often carers find themselves lonely and isolated, hence we are developing new outreach carer hubs in Acomb and Tang Hall. We have booked St. Aelred’s Community Centre in Tang Hall and Acomb Methodist Church weekly from August, with the aim of offering drop ins, health and wellbeing sessions, advice, information and signposting, and support groups […]

NHS job vacancy for a young adult carer

NHS England are looking to recruit a young adult carer to the role of Young Carers Administrator, based in Leeds. The details can be found here.

Books carers read – Able Community Care book survey

Able Community Care wants to know what carers like to read when they have a few minutes; on a commute, a journey, a break, or before they go to sleep. So what are you reading? Is it fact or fiction, thrillers or romance? If you are a carer and try to read when you have […]

Celebrate Carers Week!

This year’s Carers Week is 6 – 12 June, and the theme is Carer Friendly Communities. We will be hosting information stands throughout the week at places including York Hospital, Sainsbury’s Monks Cross, York College and York University to highlight the role of carers in our community, and the support that is available to them. […]

Change to New Earswick Group

The New Earswick Group will not be meeting on Tuesday 31 May. From now on it will be running as a New Earswick Hub; where carers can come weekly to meet others and access information, support and activities. The Hub will meet on Thursdays at the Friends Meeting House, New Earswick, YO32 4AE. The time will […]

Help shape the new Carers Trust website

Carers Trust would like carers to take part in a survey that will help shape their new website and would be grateful if you could spare a few minutes

We’ve been shortlisted!

We are fundraising through Neighbourly for our Substance Misuse Service for people affected by other people’s drug and alcohol use, and have been shortlisted for the Heineken Community Fund. Please support us by joining Neighbourly and following us – it only takes a minute and would mean a lot to carers who would benefit. The […]

Duke of York Community Initiative Award

York Carers Centre are proud to have achieved the Duke of York Community Initiative Award. The award was presented to us at the University of Huddersfield on 19 April 2016. The assessor’s described us as “an amazing project bringing help, counselling and support to adults and children who are themselves caring for others”.

May Bank Holiday opening hours

York Carers Centre will be closed on Monday 2 and Monday 30 May. We will not be checking our answer machine or emails on these days. If you need urgent help when we are closed: Adults should get in touch with City of York Council’s Customer Access & Assessment Team on 01904 555111 or email […]

Run Rosie run! UPDATED

Huge congratulations to Rosie and a volunteer, Mark, who completed the Leeds Half Marathon on Sunday. It was Rosie’s first one and she did it in an impressive time of 2 hours and 2 minutes! Rosie and Mark have raised around £800 to support young carers, thank you.   Our Family Worker Rosie Smithells is […]

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