Welcome to our news page. We’ll keep you up-to-date with what’s happening across the organisation and for carers in your area. Whether you are new to caring, or have been looking after someone else for some time, you’ll be able to find out about information, advice and support for you – and find someone else to talk to who understands your situation.

Are you a member of the Co-op?

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 chosen project. We are [...]

December 18th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

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

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 explore different career options [...]

December 7th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

Meet our Virgin London Marathon Runner

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 considered impossible. Emily said [...]

November 21st, 2018|Categories: In The News|

Young Carers Meet Pudsey

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 young people the chance to [...]

November 19th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

New Vacancies Working with Young People

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.

November 2nd, 2018|Categories: In The News|

A Warm Welcome to Bev

We are really pleased to welcome Bev Townsend to our team in the role of Young People's Services Manager. Bev joined us on 4th October and found herself at Global's Make Some Noise at Heart radio recording an interview the very next day so certainly in at the deep end! Bev is passionate about working with young carers and their [...]

October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|
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