Posts by Lowra Kitchingman

New Vacancy: Carer Support Worker 22.5 hrs

Carer Support Worker – 22.5 hours per week Salary: £22,627per annum pro rata One year fixed term contract with possibility of continuation dependent upon funding York Carers Centre is an independent charity supporting unpaid carers in York.  We are looking for a highly motivated and organised individual to join our friendly dedicated team, helping unpaid […]

Evening advice line and out-of-hours support

Are you looking for quality free advice about benefits, rights, community care and paying for care? We can offer you help on a range of topics, and as well as being here for you during weekdays, we also offer a free, weekly evening line. There’s no need to book an appointment for the evening advice […]

Spring 2022 Carers Hubs

Come and see us for a chat at one of our friendly in-person Carer Hubs in the coming months.  The Hubs are a great opportunity to catch up with our staff and other carers, ask any questions and get advice you might need, along with refreshments!  Come along to any or all of the hubs, […]

New support for young carers and their families

We have been successful in a funding bid to provide Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and family support to carers aged 11 to 24 years. The project is now underway and new staff-member Emily McIver along with Jess Tomori (above), who previously managed the young adult carer service, will be working with carers and their families […]

Read our Annual Report

Would you like to know more about our work with unpaid carers? Our Annual Report and Accounts are now available to view, including summaries from our Chair of Trustees Rosemarie Temple and CEO Carole Zagrovic, as well as the highlights of our support and advice services for carers of all ages in York.  

How I came to be a volunteer Carer Champion

“I first came across York Carers Centre when I was searching for support groups for people with a loved one with an addiction as my Dad’s alcohol addiction had got out of control. I’ve been attending the Substance Misuse Support Group on zoom and I haven’t looked back since; the group has been a saviour […]

Carers Week 2021

In June it’s Carers Week, a national, annual campaign which raises awareness of caring and recognises the essential contribution carers make to our community. It also helps people who don’t think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify as carers and access much-needed support. Carers in our city have faced many new challenges this […]

Young Carers Action Day 16 March

Young Carers Action Day, and the experience of being a young carer. Words provided with thanks to our volunteer D This years theme is, ‘Protect Young Carers’ Futures’ There are a variety of impacts of being a young carer. Here at York Carers Centre, we recognise that there are many positive impacts that the caring […]