Come volunteer with our young carer groups

Come volunteer with our young carers groups. We currently have opportunities for volunteers to get involved in both our Wednesday and Thursday night groups between 5.30pm and 8.15pm. These are fortnightly groups. The role involves working alongside our staff to deliver fun activities for 6-12 or 12-16 year olds. We offer first aid, child protection […]

Spending Review Announcement – Carers Trust

The Government announced its Spending Review today. Carers Trust has noted the main announcements which relate to carers: An extra £1.5bn for the Better Care Fund by 2020 Councils are permitted to raise council tax by 2% to pay for social care Health and social care to be integrated by the end of the decade […]

CarerSmart from Carers Trust

CarerSmart is a new club from Carers Trust, the UK’s largest carers charity, and is open to carers, people with care needs and staff and volunteers across the Carers Trust network. Joining is easy and free, once you’re a member, you can benefit from a wide range of offers including: Cash back on shopping from […]

Carers UK: Value My Care

Carers UK have found that the value of the contribution made by carers in the UK is now £132 billion each year – that’s a fifth of UK Government spending. They want Government to recognise the contribution made by carers, including the value of the care they provide to the UK economy, and provide the necessary support that […]

Carers Rights Day Event

Please see the poster for more information on a Carers Rights Day event in the East taking place on Friday 20th November at the Louise Hamilton Centre.