Carers' Resource is the local, specialist carers' centre for the Bradford and Airedale, Harrogate and Ripon, and Craven districts of Yorkshire.


Last changed: Friday 17 September, 2021

Free cycling sessions in Bradford

Last changed: Friday 6 August, 2021

Free cycling sessions for adults from Bradford District who care for relatives or friends are taking place in Lister Park from August 6. Bikes, helmets and all equipment will be provided free of charge and the sessions are suitable for all skill levels, including beginners and riders who are not…

The Difference We Make 2020-2021

Last changed: Monday 26 July, 2021

We decided to do something a little different for our “impact report” this year and produced an animated slideshow video. It’s embedded below, or watch it on YouTube – and subscribe to our channel! As you can imagine, it wasn’t a typical year! A downloadable PDF version…

It’s Carers Week!

Last changed: Monday 7 June, 2021

Monday 7 – Sunday 13 June is Carers Week and the theme this year is ‘Making Carers Visible and Valued’. Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the…

Choices Issue 115 – June 2021 out now!

Last changed: Monday 24 May, 2021

In this issue: Carers WeekRespite and activitiesCraven callingStaying safe online …and much more! Please let us know what you think and suggest content you would like to see in future issues. Choices 115 June 2021Download Visit the archive of recent Choices issues.

Census 2021: #CountCarersIn on 21 March 2021

Last changed: Thursday 18 March, 2021

The census is taking place on Sunday 21 March 2021 and we want to ensure that everyone looking after someone else identifies as an unpaid carer when completing their form. This is hugely important because the census provides a vital opportunity for the number of carers, and their caring situations, to be…

North Yorkshire carers survey

Last changed: Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Carers living in North Yorkshire are being asked to complete a survey by North Yorkshire County Council. Unpaid carers play a vital role supporting loved ones in North Yorkshire and the council would like to support you to keep well and connected. North Yorkshire Council Council…

Vaccine information for carers

Last changed: Thursday 4 March, 2021

As we reported, unpaid carers are among the groups that should be being prioritised for receipt of the Covid-19 vaccine. Here we give extra detail on this, answer some questions and explain how to get your name put on the list of those who will receive a vaccination.

Choices Issue 114 – March 2021 out now!

Last changed: Thursday 4 March, 2021

In this issue: Carers’ Resource allotmentMental health supportVolunteersDebt, bills and grants …and much more! Please let us know what you think and suggest content you would like to see in future issues. Choices 114 March 2021Download Visit the archive of recent Choices issues.

Fairer For Carers!

Last changed: Thursday 11 February, 2021

Carer’s Allowance, the main benefit for people caring unpaid for family or friends, remains the lowest benefit of its kind at £67.25 per week (2020/21 rates). The low level of the payment and other entitlement conditions, including an earnings limit, means it continues to be ineffective in stopping financial…

Let your GP know that you are a carer

Last changed: Monday 15 February, 2021

According to a recent Carers UK study, 4.5 million people have taken on a caring responsibility as a result of Covid-19. The government’s expert committee – the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JVCI) – revised its recommendations on 30 December to include unpaid carers. It recommends unpaid carers who are…