There is a new website called Autism Central, a national, centralised support for parents and carers of autistic children and adults with local hubs.Continue reading “New website for carers of autistic children and adults”
Congratulations to Christ Church CofE VC Junior School on achieving Bronze in the Young Carers in Schools Awards delivered locally by Carers Support Centre.Continue reading “Carers Award for Christ Church CofE VC Junior School, Downend”
Congratulations to City of Bristol on achieving Bronze in the Young Carers in Schools Awards delivered locally by Carers Support Centre.Continue reading “Carers award for City of Bristol College”
We’d like to thank students from the Prince’s Trust Team programme at City of Bristol College who kindly chose to support young carers as part of their community project. Continue reading “Students give back to young carers”
Congratulations to Bannerman Road Community Academy on achieving Bronze in the Young Carers in Schools Awards delivered locally by Carers Support Centre.Continue reading “Carers award for Bannerman Road Community Academy”
Bookings for the next Carers Week event are now open!Continue reading “Carers Week 2023 – June 8”
Can you help us raise awareness of caring and help people identify as carers? Can you help us promote our services so that more carers can come to us for support?
Guest blogger Holly Dodd has some advice for young carers:Continue reading “Young Carers: Safeguarding Your Psychological welfare”
Are you an adult sibling carer of someone with a learning disability? Be Mindful is offering a FREE online mindfulness course.
On Young Carers Action Day, the young carers of Bristol and South Gloucestershire have spoken out on the theme of the day – Make Time for Young Carers.Continue reading “Young carers get vocal on Young Carers Action Day”
A new Carers Trust survey released today (9th March) shows the devastating double whammy of the cost-of-living crisis and the increasing intensity of caring responsibilities shouldered by children and young people providing unpaid care to family members.Continue reading “New Carers Trust young carers survey released”
We’ve joined the Carer Poverty Coalition alongside Carers and 90 other organisations.Continue reading “Carers Support Centre joins Carer Poverty Coalition”
Have your say on ‘Ageing Well’ in the Innercity and East Bristol Locality. In Inner City and East Bristol locality, we are passionate about involving people who are closest to the problem in developing interventions.Continue reading “Have your say on Ageing Well”
The winter edition of our volunteers newsletter is now live.Continue reading “Volunteers Newsletter – Winter Edition 2022”
Our CEO, Tim Poole, discusses why the cost-of-living crisis affects carers more and points the way to sources of help and advice for carers in in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.Continue reading “The cost-of-living crisis and unpaid carers”
Warm and Well is a service which offers free, local energy efficiency advice to households across Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire. Local Warm and Well advocate Mike Ellaby recently came to our Carers Rights Day event and ran a workshop for carers about keeping warm and healthy in their homes. Continue reading “Energy saving tips from Warm and Well”