Neighbourly: support our Substance Misuse Service

We are fundraising through Neighbourly for our Substance Misuse Service for people affected by other people’s drug and alcohol use. Please support us by joining Neighbourly and following us – it only takes a minute and would mean a lot to carers who would benefit. Please share the link and encourage others to do the […]

Easter opening hours

York Carers Centre will close at 5pm on Thursday 24 March and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 29 March. We will not be checking our answer machine or emails during this period. If you need urgent help when we are closed: Adults should get in touch with City of York Council’s Customer Access & […]

Calling all artists and art lovers…

Art Exhibition and Auction ‘Relationships’ For Mental Health Awareness Week 2016, York Mind and Rethink York Group are working together on a very special event in York’s artistic calendar – and they would like your help to make it happen!  They are seeking original art work created by both members of the public and other […]

The Exchange

The Exchange Sharing views and information about the future development of mental health and learning disability services across the Vale of York with Healthwatch York and TEWV NHS Foundation Trust. Are you interested in: Getting the latest updates on what’s happening Finding out how you can get involved in future developments Giving us your views […]

Carers Trust Activism

Carers Trust is working with its Network Partners to help their carers advocate for themselves on issues that matter to them, nationally and locally. In December 2015 Carers Trust selected us as one of their Network Partners to form part of an activist network. This means we are working on a national level to help […]

Disabled Access Day: Saturday 12 March

It’s Disabled Access Day on Saturday 12 March.   Disabled Access Day is sponsored by Euan’s Guide: a listing and review site that helps disabled people and their families know which venues are truly accessible.   Kiki MacDonald, Co-Founder of Euan’s Guide, explains: “We were inspired by the idea of Disabled Access Day and the potential […]

Evaluating support for carers of people with dementia

The Social Policy Research unit (SPRU) at the University of York is conducting some research about what carers of people with dementia want from the support they receive. Their aim is to help organisations that offer this support to better evaluate the services they provide. They would like to invite you to take part in a focus group […]

Recovery and Well-being Strategy: Carer Engagement Workshops

The Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust are offering a recovery and well-being workshop for carers who have experience of caring for individuals accessing forensic or adult mental health services. Background As some of you are aware the Trust is currently two years into the delivery of a three year Recovery and Well-being […]

York Mind’s Befriending Service are looking for new volunteers

Befrienders provide weekly, one-to-one support to adults who feel isolated and excluded as a result of their mental ill-health. They support clients for 6 months to engage in a range of social activities, such as going for walks, chatting over a coffee or visiting new places as well as supporting the client to move into […]

Change to the Crombie Wilkinson discount scheme

The discount for carers registered with York Carers Centre by Crombie Wilkinson solicitors has been altered slightly to make it clearer and easier to use: Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors York Branch: 19 Clifford Street, York, YO1 9RJ Offer: York Carers Centre has now joined Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors Law Club which gives carers a 12.5% discount on fees, […]

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