Award winning ME documentary film ‘Unrest’ coming to York

‘Jennifer Brea is an active Harvard PhD student about to marry the love of her life when suddenly her body starts failing her. Hoping to shed light on her strange symptoms, Jennifer grabs a camera and films the darkest moments unfolding before her eyes as she is derailed by M.E. ), a mysterious illness some […]

Life in Transition

Our Young Carers Revolution group have created ‘Transitions’; a series of four short films to help other young carers understand what to expect as they go through life transitions to young adulthood. You can view the films on on our Youtube channel We had great fun making these films and hope you enjoy watching them […]

An invitation to share the evening with us

You are warmly invited to our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 21 September 2017 at 6pm. The meeting will be held at York CVS, 15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET. This is a chance to come and meet staff, trustees and volunteers and find out more about our work. We will take pleasure in sharing […]

York Suicide Prevention Conference

York Suicide Prevention Conference 18 September 2017 11.30 am to 5.00 pm York Sports Club, Shipton Road   This is a follow up conference from the Lived Experience event held in October 2016.  The audience will have an opportunity to help progress the work to make York a suicide safer city. It will include presentations […]

Mental health and wellbeing

A new mental health and wellbeing activities programme has launched in York. This is a partnership between York Mind, York Carers Centre, Converge, St Nicks, York LGBT Forum, Sunshine Changing Lanes and Kindlewoods, funded by City of York Council. The programme will have different strands of learning and development, well-being, and social events. For our events […]

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 […]

Changing Places

19 July 2017 is Changing Places Awareness Day. Changing Places are accessible toilets that have additional space and equipment, such as changing benches or hoists to enable more freedom for those with additional needs. Around York there are 8 Changing Places bathrooms, and you can find them here. Huffington Post has published an article today by Claire […]

Let’s Talk Health: Patient and public engagement events

Vale of York CCG invite you to join the conversation at one of a range of public engagement and involvement events. The following dates are the first of many events that local health and care partners in the Vale of York will be hosting over the coming months: Monday 24 July 2017 George Hudson Room, West […]

Reaching the Peak for Young Carers

In July this year Ed Robson, a Social Work Lecturer at the University of York, will be attempting to climb the Three Peaks (Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon) in 24 hours to raise money for the York Carers Centre young carers service. Ed says “ Last year I completed the York Marathon, raising money […]

New Mental Health Hospital in York

A briefing from Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys (TEWV) NHS Foundation Trust TEWV’s Board of Directors has given the go ahead to progress plans for York’s new mental health hospital. The preferred site is Haxby Road and the purpose-designed hospital, which is expected to be completed in 2019, will have 72 beds (four 18-bed wards). […]

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