The Children’s Society’s report, ‘Hidden from View’, gives an insight into the impact on the daily lives of young carers in England. It shows that:
The average annual income for families with a young carer is only around £16,000; £6,000 less than families who do not have a young carer.
Young carers are no more likely than [...]
In next to no time it’s going to be Carers’ Week, beginning Saturday June 8 with a Carers’ Summer Fayre at the Parks leisure centre in North Shields. The week will see a host of events highlighting the role of Carers and providing Carers with the opportunity to have fun and let their hair down.
Its our latest newsletter with news on the bedroom tax, new services for people with learning disabilities and all our future groups and events.
Newsletter April 2013
Join us at our Open Day on Wednesday 20th March
Open to all carers
Open Day 2013
NEWSLETTER March 2013
Read all the latest news in the Carers’ Voice Newsletter. Information about the Carers’ Forum, walking group, local living and much more.
As Spring very hesitantly sticks its head round the door, its time to head outside and enjoy some gentle strolls with the Carers’ Walking group. All the walks are chosen for their mix of interesting locations and history, access to cafes and easy to walk distances. They normally take about two hours and are a wonderful excuse [...]
March Autism Friendly film showing
Autism Friendly films are edited and presented to be compatible with the needs of children who have an autism diagnosis. The Odeon in the Silverlink in North Shields normally shows an autism friendly film once a month on Sunday mornings. This month its a return to the wonderful land of Oz. [...]
Carers from across North Tyneside recently designed a Charter setting out standards that all organisations who work with Carers should uphold. The Charter has been endorsed by North Tyneside Council and by the local Carers’ Voluntary Sector Forum. Take a look at the Carers Charter and see for yourself how Carers should be treated in North [...]
The Centre is seeking to appoint a Family Support Worker who will work with young carers aged 10-18, taking on inappropriate caring roles for family members because of illness, disability, mental health difficulties or alcohol/substance misuse. Providing practical and emotional support to meet the needs of the whole family the post holder will have [...]
Luke Clements, the Law Professor who has become a nationally acclaimed expert on the law concerning Carers is going to be holding a talk in Newcastle on February 28. His talk is entitled “Does your Carer take sugar? Human Rights and Carers”. It takes place at the University of Northumbria Thursday 28 February at 6 [...]
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