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Closure of Our Services

2023-07-06T09:29:32+01:00July 6th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

It is with much regret that the Board of Norfolk Family Carers have decided to close our current services to unpaid carers from the end of June 2023. They concluded that given current and likely future funding Norfolk Family Carers is unsustainable in the longer term. We feel that other more robust local charities are better [...]

A Christmas Message

2022-12-22T11:50:40+00:00December 22nd, 2022|Categories: In The News|

As we head towards the end of 2022 a big thank you to everyone who has worked with us and supported our work this year. We have made many new contacts this year and had some great people work with us in many ways; some came to run sessions at our young carers group, others gave [...]

Shining the Light on Imogen

2022-06-29T11:11:23+01:00June 29th, 2022|Categories: In The News|

This weeks news item we are delighted to welcome our new Trustee, Ingrid Bradford.   Ingrid said  "I have lived experience of being young carer and became involved in Norfolk Family Carers because I really wanted to give back to services which helped me so much as a child. I attended a young carers group when [...]

Focus on Gerry

2022-05-16T09:51:43+01:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: In The News|

We are delighted to introduce Gerry Munday, our second new trustee. Gerry has spent her life involved with the travel industry in some form or other, starting with local travel agencies before moving into the airline work and working with KLM before a change of direction into the fashion industry. Gerry worked with international clients around [...]

Shining a spotlight on our new Trustees

2022-05-04T13:53:23+01:00May 4th, 2022|Categories: In The News|

We are delighted to have recently welcomed three new trustees to our board. They all bring a wealth of experience, skills and energy and will be a real asset to the charity. Over the next couple of weeks we will introduce them and they will share their stories.  This week we are featuring Annie Cook. Having [...]

New Year. New Job?

2021-12-20T15:41:57+00:00December 15th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Fancy an exciting challenge for 2022? Thanks to funding from the Norfolk Community Foundation we have an exciting new opportunity for a Young Carers Service Development and Group Project Worker based in Norwich working as part of our Young Carers team. You would be working with and supporting young carers aged 5 to 18. To find [...]

Can You Help?

2021-09-29T12:59:37+01:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: In The News|

Would you like to make a real difference to our young carers? We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help support our work with young carers, aged between 5 and 18, at our regular groups based in Norwich.  If you enjoy being around young people, having fun and would like to help please complete and return [...]

Carers Forum

2020-12-07T08:35:40+00:00December 7th, 2020|Categories: In The News|

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are inviting Carers to tell them what matters to them, focussing on hearing past experiences and improving future access to services. They would love to know more about how carers experience services at the hospital. Find details of the Carers Forum below.

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