Helping young adult carers reach their potential

We’ve had a fantastic residential weekend at Thorpe Woodlands near Thetford helping 11 Young Adult Carers (16 to 24 yrs) to reach their potential. The group took part in the GOALs programme which is a 2-day motivational course delivered by Norwich LEAP. The GOALs motto is ‘more of what you want, less of what you […]

Norfolk Carers Walk and Talk last week

Another glorious day for our Norfolk Carers Walk and Talk last week☀️. We enjoyed a stroll around Winterton-on-Sea and East Somerton. If you’d like to join our next walk or find out more please contact us on 01603 219924  

Fun day out at Gung- Ho Norwich!

Tickets for Gung- Ho! Norwich are now £36 if you buy direct, BUT you can still get a ticket for £31 from Norfolk Carers Support if you run with us! Find out more Find out more here: http://norfolkcarerssupport.org/…/run-with-us-at-gung-ho-n…/ Would love you to join us.

Norfolk Carers Support receives £10,000 boost for their work with Young Carers

We are pleased to announce that we have received a donation of £10,000 towards our work with Young Carers across Norfolk. This has been provided by the Norfolk Freemasons through The Masonic Charitable Foundation – funded by Freemasons across England and Wales. The grant will be used to help continue our work with the Young Carers. Following […]

Norfolk Carers Walk & Talk

Norfolk Carers Walk & Talk – Gt.Yarmouth Are you looking after a friend or family member who, due to illness, disability, a mental health issue or an addiction, could not cope without your help? Come and join us for a leisurely stroll around the borough of Great Yarmouth, meet other carers, make new friends, find […]

BBC Radio Norfolk Interview

BBC Radio Norfolk’s Nick Conrad visited Norfolk Carers Support for Children in Need week to talk to some of the Young Carers who attend our groups, which are supported by funding from Children in Need. Head to the 1hr40 mark to hear our Young Carers talk about what the groups mean to them. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04d2yjb   […]

Bereavement Support

Who to talk to for bereavement support If you would like support or advice on who you can talk to, please: Call Norfolk Carers Support on 01603 219924 or Carers Agency Partnership Helpline on 0808 808 9876. Download free bereavement support guide The NHS Health Scotland have provided this useful resource for talking about bereavement. Please click […]

Congratulations to Wendy Maxwell

The Board and Staff at Norfolk Carers Support would like to congratulate Wendy Maxwell who was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) on Wednesday 22nd June by the Princess Royal at Buckingham Palace. This was to celebrate and thank her for the work that she has done in setting up Chill4Us […]

Health Information Day on 24th June

One of our Support Workers, Julie, will be holding a stall at the Health Information Day for people with learning difficulties at the James Paget on the 24th June – pop along for more information and support.

Carer Friendly Pharmacies

During Carers Week one of our Support Workers, Marty, was able to work with Total Health Pharmacy in raising awareness of Carers among staff and the general public. It was a successful event, with positive feedback from the staff and inquiries from the pharmacy customers. We are hoping to have other similar events to continue […]