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”
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”
Being a young carer can have a huge impact on wellbeing, education and life chances.Continue reading “Join us in signing the Young Carers Pledge”
We are delighted to be part of the Co-op Local Community Fund for the next twelve months. We are raising money for young carers cookery sessions.
Young carer Ellis Bywater from Hanham is running the Great Bristol Run on September 25 in memory of his dad, Andy, to raise funds for us.Continue reading ““This one’s for you, Dad” – Ellis runs to help Young Carers “
You can raise funds for young carers as you shop. For every £1 you spend on selected Co-op products and services, 2p will go to back to you, and 2p is donated to us. Continue reading “Do you shop at the Co-op? You can raise funds for young carers”
Carers Trust has conducted a survey of young carers (aged 12 to 17) and young adult carers (aged 18 to 25) in the UK to find out how they have been impacted by coronavirus. Continue reading “The impact of coronavirus on young carers”
In 2019, Young Carers Voice took part in the “My Mental Health” project funded by Carers Trust. Now, their film aimed at professionals is live on YouTube. Continue reading “Watch Young Carers Voice’s My Mental Health film”
We want to take young carers to the panto, because they deserve a break this Christmas! Continue reading “Help Us Take Young Carers to the Panto This Christmas”
Make a space in your diary and join us at our Autumn Gala Ball on Friday 25th October, 2019.
New film from Young Carers Voice calls for support for carers in schools.
Sponsor our intrepid team of rowers at this year’s Dragon Boat Race!
One of the key ways that we improve services for carers is to raise awareness – of who carers are, the issues they have to cope with on a day-to-day basis, and what changes practitioners can make to make carers’ lives easier. Here is a taster of some of the work that we’ve been involved with recently.
Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees has shown his support for Young Carers.
New research by the BBC and Nottingham University has revealed that the number of young carers in England is almost five times higher than previously thought.
We are raising funds to provide fun activities for Young Carers, in order to take some ‘time out’ from their caring role. By supporting this event you will be giving young carers a part of their childhood back!
Bristol City Council has a statutory responsibility to provide a range of short breaks (previously known as respite).