We are really pleased to welcome Shiree and Tom to Norfolk Family Carers. They are both joining the Under 25's team and will be working with young adult carers and young carers. Shiree will be working in North Norfolk and Norwich. She is a dog lover and has two pugs called Cairo and Paris and enjoys [...]
Everyone at Norfolk Family Carers would like to wish to all our Family Carers, Funders, Supporters, Colleagues and Friends best wishes for Christmas and the New Year. Our office will be closed from Monday 24th December and will reopen at 9.00 am on Wednesday 2nd January.
Thursday saw twenty excited young carers gathering at Norfolk County Snow Sports for this years Christmas activity, Tubing! Many of them had never heard of tubing before Vikki, Claudia and Hayley, their support workers, suggested it as a different activity option they may like to consider . Once they understood what it was they were all keen [...]
If so you may be able to help us. We have been told we are one of the local projects selected by members to be supported by the Co-op Local Community Fund. This is brilliant. Co-op members can choose which cause they support and then 1% of what they spend on Co-op branded products will go towards the [...]
One of the key aims of our Transitions service for Young Adult Carers is to help young people reach their full potential and achieve their goals and aspirations. Caring for someone can make it challenging to remain in education, training or to find employment opportunities with carer aware employers. Giving the young people the chance to [...]
We are really pleased to introduce you to Emily Capps who will be running the Virgin Money London Marathon for us next April. We selected Emily as our runner following an online application process. Her application impressed us, especially when she told us that the chance to complete the London Marathon would fulfil a childhood dream; one she had always [...]
Three young carers along with Bev Townsend, Young People's Services Manager. and Lily Ayers, Young Carers Project Co-0rdinator, were invited to join the special audience meeting Pudsey at Norwich Castle on friday night. We are fortunate that Children in Need fund us to support young carers in Norwich at a fortnightly group. This group gives the [...]
We are looking for passionate, resilient and experienced team members to join our vibrant young people's service team. We have two new exciting vacancies supporting young and young adult carers. Full details can be found on our vacancies page. Both vacancies close at 9.00 am on Wednesday 21st November 2018.
If you did miss out we have a guaranteed space at the 2019 London Marathon but you need to be quick. We need to make a decision about our chosen runner as soon as possible. We will work closely to support you and tell your marathon story. We want to raise awareness of unpaid family carers from [...]