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

News

Where is the Carers Strategy?

Last changed: Friday 2 February, 2018

The Government’s Carers Strategy is meant to set out what more can be done to support unpaid carers. Consultation on it closed in July 2016. We were told the results would be published by late 2016. We’re still waiting. In the Commons in December, the then Care Minister said an…
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Bradford Special Educational Needs and Disabilities consultation

Last changed: Friday 2 February, 2018

Parent carers and your families – we have had an email to say the number of staff in the special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) portage home visiting team in Bradford district could be reduced by 50% under new proposals. The team may also no longer be based centrally. Details…
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Safer Internet Day

Last changed: Thursday 1 February, 2018

Worried about using the internet? Next week CEO Chris Whiley will be opening Bradford’s Safer Internet Day event and will be talking about how although it’s sensible to be wary of risks associated with the internet, it is an important tool which we need to find ways to use. Saiuqa…
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Thank you to our knitters

Last changed: Friday 2 February, 2018

We are so proud of our volunteer knitters who handmade Christmas decorations and sold them raising £2,150 for unpaid carers. Read about our festive fundraiser in the Harrogate Informer’s article: http://bit.ly/2nrqkop. Our knitters are already making Easter chicks for this spring and we would like to welcome more volunteers on…
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Trustees wanted!

Last changed: Thursday 18 January, 2018

We are looking for new members to join our team of trustees. We are particularly looking for people from black and minority ethnic communities as these are currently under-represented on our board. See the full opportunity post for more.
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Time For Me

Last changed: Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Our Time For Me group for and over-50s was entertained by the Lemon Tree Lunchalele ukulele group last week. It next meets Tue 9 Jan, 10am-noon, The Hub, Stone Grove, BD20 6TQ. £2, including refreshments. Call Val Stewart @ Carers’ Resource 01274 449660 for more info. #TimeForMe…
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Christmas opening times 2017

Last changed: Thursday 21 December, 2017
Christmas wreath

All offices will close earlier than usual on Friday 22 December 2017 and will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Our Bradford office is open as normal Wednesday 27, Thursday 28 and Friday 29 December; our Harrogate office is open Thursday 28 and Friday…
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Carers Question Time

Last changed: Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Our Carers Question Time at the #CarersRightsDay event on Friday was presented by the wonderful Peg Alexander – TV & Radio Presenter. Peg, a broadcaster and journalist among much else, gave up her time for free so in return we’re telling you about a couple of social media courses…
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Carers’ Rights Day Success!

Last changed: Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Our #CarersRightsDay event on Friday was a huge success. More than 100 carers came along and heard about issues that affect them. The feedback we got was useful and overwhelmingly positive – please comment or message us if you have anything you’d like to share with us about the…
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Skipton Office Move

Last changed: Monday 30 October, 2017

Some big news! On Thursday 2 November we’ll be beginning the move of our Skipton office from Broughton Hall to a mnew location in Skipton town centre. Broughton Hall has been a wonderful home for 14 years but the new offices will be easier for more people to get to,…
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