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Young Carers Deserve a Short Break!

2020-07-10T11:47:06+01:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: In The News|

Now that the government restrictions on holidays have been lifted we are able to restart making bookings under our Short Breaks for Young Carers Service, kindly funded by Globals Make Some Noise. After such a long lockdown period there are many young carers who would welcome the chance to get away for a very well-deserved break. [...]

Young Carers 2.6 Challenge

2020-04-20T09:32:28+01:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: In The News|

Our young carers were keen to join in with the 2.6 challenge starting on Sunday 26th April. They will be raising funds to support the costs of running their young carers groups. If you would like to support them click on the link below http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/AlisonEaston3 The groups are currently being run virtually, as we are unable [...]

Update from the Team at Norfolk Family Carers

2020-04-17T11:50:13+01:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: In The News|

We would like to update you and reassure you that we are still 'open for business' and continue to  provide support for young carers and their families during this difficult time. We are also accepting new referrals for our Young Carers Groups, Young Carers Family Break Fund and Young Adult Carer Self Development Fund. Our team [...]

Important Update

2020-03-17T12:04:25+00:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: In The News|

Following the updated information and advice from the Government and health experts we have today taken the difficult decision to suspend our young carers groups for the time being. We will be working with the young carers  and their families to offer support, online activities and someone to talk to during challenging times. We are now [...]

Summer Activities for Adult Carers

2020-01-28T14:40:57+00:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: In The News|

We are planning a series of Carers days/afternoons out during the spring and summer. It will offer the opportunity to get together with others and do something fun or different. It could be a walk, a fun activity, visiting a local place of interest but certain to involve tea and cake! We are at the planning [...]

Christmas Shopping? – help us raise money at the same time.

2019-11-02T16:12:04+00:00November 2nd, 2019|Categories: In The News|

Please help support Norfolk Family Carers by shopping online. Use easyfundraising to shop with over 3,600 retailers including Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com, eBay, Boden, and M&S. Every time you shop, you’ll raise a free donation for Norfolk Family Carers every time, it’s that easy! Find out more: https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/norfolkfamilycarers/

Young Carers, Googles and Spacehoppers!

2019-10-25T10:10:50+01:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: In The News|

Young carers from all 4 of our groups spent a hilarious and active afternoon at the UEA Sportspark due to the kind sponsorship and support of CarShop Norwich and UEA Sportspark. The first half of the event was based around schools sports days with giant egg and spoon race, skipping, space hoppers and lots of other [...]

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