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

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Carer forum

Last changed: Wednesday 4 March, 2020

It’s our quarterly forum this Friday (6 March 2020) at our Skipton office, 10am-11.30am. Come along to meet other carers, talk about what affects you, and find out what is going on nationally to support carers. If you can’t make it to this one, here are the dates and times…
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Self-care for carers

Last changed: Wednesday 4 March, 2020

“Self-care” – what does it mean? It can sound baffling, fluffy or a bit… well… naff. But for those days that are really tough, there are some simple things you can do to try to feel a little bit better. Check out this great Blurt Foundation self-care guide for carers.
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Young carer Angel in the news

Last changed: Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Did you see young carer Angel in The Telegraph & Argus last week? Wow, what an amazing young woman she is. Read all about her via the link, and please encourage any young carers you know to sign up with us for support. https://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/18225213.angel-one-thousands-child-carers-region/?ref=twtrec Link: Meet Angel, the 11-year-old…
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Well done to volunteer Peter

Last changed: Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Well done to Peter Hargreaves, who was shortlisted for a Craven Community Champions Award in the Volunteer of the Year category after supporting us for four years. He was at the ceremony and congratulated winner Pat Wardman, who is 90 and has been volunteering for 30 years! Peter has supported…
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Volunteers sought for Carers’ Time Off service

Last changed: Friday 7 February, 2020

Our Carers’ Time Off service has welcomed Julie Hallat to the team as a coordinator in the Ripon and rural area and she’s looking for volunteers to befriend cared-for people so carers can have a break. If you can help, please email jhallatt@carersresource.org. Enquiries about volunteering in the Harrogate…
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Shipley Clothes Swop

Last changed: Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Our Parent Carer Club in Bradford is holding a Clothes Swop on Thu 13 Feb, 11am-1pm, in our Shipley office with a £3 entry fee to raise money for us. So clear out those clothes that you haven’t worn for a long time, or that you no longer need, and…
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Crisps

Last changed: Friday 7 February, 2020

Huge thanks to Kirkgate Centre for your support by collecting empty crisp and crisp multipack packets to raise money for us. Other organisations collecting include Pulse 1, Little Daisy’s (Indoor Play & Party Venue for under 5’s) and LCF Law. If you have a load of crisp packets at home,…
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Information drop-ins

Last changed: Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Got a question, need a fact sheet, want advice about your caring situation? Find the answers at our NEW Information Drop-ins in our Bradford and Skipton offices. Dates and times below. Just turn up. See all our events including these on our events calendar. 12 Feb: Amended Harrogate times!…
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Kooth: mental health service for young people in Bradford and North Yorkshire

Last changed: Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Young people aged 11-18 in need of mental health or emotional support can access free, anonymous, online counselling if they live in the Bradford, Craven or Harrogate districts. The service, called Kooth, features forums, self-help materials, a daily journal and articles written by young people. See the link for more…
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