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


Last changed: Thursday 21 January, 2021

Hospital support services continue

Last changed: Friday 15 May, 2020

Our services that support vulnerable patients aged over-55 when they leave hospital are still running. The free Home from Hospital services in the Bradford district and North Yorkshire ease a patient’s return home, help them to rebuild confidence and independence, and aim to prevent hospital readmission. Home from…

Working from home tips

Last changed: Monday 4 May, 2020

Has your home become your office during the coronavirus crisis? If the answer is yes then you and other carers are far from alone. A global army of homeworkers has been raised by lockdown measures. And with social distancing measures likely to be in place for many more months, homeworking…

Street runs fundraising marathon

Last changed: Tuesday 28 April, 2020
Team GB's Brit Tate

Residents on St Johns Rd, Ilkley, have run the length of the London Marathon to raise money for Carers’ Resource, with the first lap completed by Team GB triathlete Brit Tate. Thirty households took part, on what would have been the day of the London Marathon. Their idea came after…

A big “Thank you!”

Last changed: Monday 16 December, 2019

Thanks to everyone who donated more than 380 presents and 80 hampers to support young and their families in the Skipton, Harrogate and Bradford districts this Christmas. Particular thanks to local Department for Work and Pensions – DWP staff, RAF Menwith Hill, and our van driver Alison! These…

Carers on the radio

Last changed: Monday 2 December, 2019

Did you catch us on BCB Radio? Our chief executive Chris Whiley and communications officer Caroline Firth featured on an hour-long show devoted to and Carers’ Resource – with all the songs picked by carers. Listen again via the link. Link: BCB Listen Again – BCB Listen…

Carers Rights Day

Last changed: Thursday 21 November, 2019

Happy national #CarersRightsDay! The theme this year is “finding your way”, so we’ve distributed 2,000 posters that signpost unpaid to our web page which contains key information about accessing benefits and allowances. Comment if you would like hard copies of the poster to put up in GP…

Carers’ Resource on the radio

Last changed: Thursday 21 November, 2019

We’re being interviewed for a 1hr show on BCB Radio this week to mark our 10-yr anniversary in #Bradford. We can play 10 songs, so we want to help choose them! Comment below to tell us your favourite song and why it is so special to you, or…

Free break for carers

Last changed: Wednesday 11 September, 2019

The wonderful owners of a bed and breakfast near Gargrave are offering FREE two-night breaks during the week of Mon 11 Nov to Sat 16 Nov. The stays – for the carer on their own, or with someone who isn’t the cared-for person – would be a true…

High Sheriff awards

Last changed: Thursday 25 April, 2019

Well done to nine carers we work with across West Yorkshire and Harrogate who we nominated for a High Sheriff award for going above and beyond. The carers were Sal Goodman, Grace Summersgill, Chris Whitfield, Judy Steele, Jamie Lowbridge, Satveer Sahota, Nora Dawson, Maria Cartwright and Liz Ruddle. WELL DONE!…