Welcome to our news page. We’ll keep you up-to-date with what’s happening across the organisation and for carers in your area. Whether you are new to caring, or have been looking after someone else for some time, you’ll be able to find out about information, advice and support for you – and find someone else to talk to who understands your situation.
A Christmas Message
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 their time and expertise [...]
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll
Norfolk Family Carers have been saddened by the death of The Queen and we would like to pass on our sincere condolences to the Royal Family. As a mark of respect and to honour Her Majesty we will be closing our offices on Monday 19th September.
Shining the Light on Imogen
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 I was younger and [...]
Focus on Gerry
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 the world working for [...]
Shining a spotlight on our new Trustees
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 spent the majority of [...]
Young Carers Action Day 2022
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 carers said the amount [...]