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 [...]

Young Carers Action Day 2022

2022-03-16T08:41:36+00:00March 16th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Carers Trust are calling for more support for young carers after their latest survey identifies a steep rise in caring hours with many feeling stressed, lonely and worried. To mark #YoungCarersActionDay 2022 the findings have been published and of the 571 young carers who took part: More than half (53%) of young carers and young adult [...]

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 [...]

New fun experience for our Young Adult Carers!

2018-12-21T11:12:33+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: In The News, Uncategorized|

Thursday saw twenty excited young carers gathering at Norfolk County Snow Sports for this years  Christmas activity, Tubing! Many of them had never heard of tubing before Vikki, Claudia and Hayley,  their support workers,  suggested it as a different activity  option they may like to consider . Once they understood what it was they were all keen [...]

A Warm Welcome to Bev

2018-10-23T11:19:39+01:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

We are really pleased to welcome Bev Townsend to our team in the role of Young People's Services Manager. Bev joined us on 4th October and found herself at Global's Make Some Noise at Heart radio recording an interview the very next day so certainly in at the deep end! Bev is passionate about working with [...]

After an incredibly tough year, Clare’s family were finally able to find a way forward thanks to support from Norfolk Family Carers.

2018-02-22T13:05:02+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Clare lives in Norfolk with her husband David and their two children. Both Clare and David are self-employed but like many families they juggle working with supporting and caring for relatives. David’s parents look after his sister who has complex health needs. They decided to move to Norfolk a few years ago to be closer to [...]

Job Vacancy: Would You Like to Work with Young Carers?

2018-01-03T11:15:20+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Norfolk Carers, Uncategorized, Young Carers|Tags: , , |

Two Part-Time Roles are Advertised Potential for One Full Time (37hr/wk) Post Young Carers Group Coordinator (Norwich) 22 hours per week We are looking for a motivated, resilient and experienced person to coordinate and deliver weekly Young Carers Groups, group activities and residential trips. You will support young people (aged 5 -16) by providing emotional support [...]

Families we support enjoy a night on the ice

2017-12-20T11:05:45+00:00December 20th, 2017|Categories: Norfolk Carers, Uncategorized, Young Carers|Tags: , , , |

A group of young carers and young adult carers enjoyed an ice skating session in Norwich last night, after Norfolk Family Carers won the EDP 24 charity ice skating competition, along with Norfolk YMCA. It was a much welcomed chance for many young carers to have a break and enjoy a new experience during the festive period [...]

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