Are you a member of the Co-op?

2018-12-18T10:10:00+01:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

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 [...]

“It made me think I would like to work with aeroplanes”

2018-12-07T11:13:53+01:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

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 [...]

Meet our Virgin London Marathon Runner

2018-11-21T14:50:47+01:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: In The News|

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 [...]

Young Carers Meet Pudsey

2018-11-19T12:03:04+01:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

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 [...]

New Vacancies Working with Young People

2018-11-02T09:33:30+01:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: In The News|

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.

NEWS! Did you miss out in the London Marathon ballot?

2018-10-09T14:21:00+01:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

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 [...]

Mini Donks come to group!

2018-09-28T09:23:14+01:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

It is well known that spending time with animals has a real feel good factor. For most people that is most likely to involve time with a family pet but our young carers recently had the opportunity to get up close to some miniature donkeys. A local charity, Minature Donkeys for Wellbeing, brought two of their [...]

A young adult carer explains how our Transitions Service has helped support him and his family.

2018-09-18T10:58:05+01:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

Karl, from Norwich is 17, and helps care for his mum who has Spina Bifida. He feels that he really stepped up to the caring role when he was about 11 and realised that he could help his Mum. His Dad, who is the main carer, recently had two hernia operations with subsequent complications. As a [...]

In Preparation for Make Some Noise day.

2018-09-28T09:27:23+01:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

In May we were pleased to announce that we had been selected as one of the charities to be supported by Global's Make Some Noise this year. Since them we have been working with their teams to prepare for the Make Some Noise Day on Friday 5th October. One of the key activities involved the Make Some [...]

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