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Wellbeing Workshops - Evening workshops (online)

18/04/2024 - 23/05/2024 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm |

Breath, Body and Mind

It is important, as a carer, to look after yourself and invest time in your own wellbeing. At our ‘Breath, Body and Mind’ wellbeing workshops for carers you will:

  • Learn breathing exercises and relaxation techniques to help you better cope with stress and anxiety
  • Learn simple breathing movements to help reduce tension and stress

All the techniques can be done from a seated position if necessary and adapted.

Introduction (online)

Join us on zoom for an introduction to ‘Breath, Body and Mind’ and find out more about what’s involved.

When: Thursday 23 May, 1.45 – 3 pm
Where: Zoom

Evening Workshops (online)

When: Thursdays 18 April, 25 April, 02 May and 9 May, 6.45 – 8 pm
Where: Zoom

Day Workshops (in-person)

When: Thursdays 6 June, 13 June, 20 June and 27 June, 10 – 12.30 pm
Where: Acomb Methodist Church, Front Street, Acomb YO24 3BX

To book please call York Carers Centre on 01904 715 490 or email events@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk

***Places are limited so please book early**

 

Wellbeing Workshops - Evening workshops (online)

25/04/2024 - 25/05/2024 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm |

Breath, Body and Mind

It is important, as a carer, to look after yourself and invest time in your own wellbeing. At our ‘Breath, Body and Mind’ wellbeing workshops for carers you will:

  • Learn breathing exercises and relaxation techniques to help you better cope with stress and anxiety
  • Learn simple breathing movements to help reduce tension and stress

All the techniques can be done from a seated position if necessary and adapted.

Introduction (online)

Join us on zoom for an introduction to ‘Breath, Body and Mind’ and find out more about what’s involved.

When: Thursday 23 May, 1.45 – 3 pm
Where: Zoom

Evening Workshops (online)

When: Thursdays 18 April, 23 April, 02 May and 9 May, 6.45 – 8 pm
Where: Zoom

Day Workshops (in-person)

When: Thursdays 6 June, 13 June, 20 June and 27 June, 10 – 12.30 pm
Where: Acomb Methodist Church, Front Street, Acomb YO24 3BX

To book please call York Carers Centre on 01904 715 490 or email events@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk

***Places are limited so please book early**

 

Wellbeing Workshops - Introduction (online)

23/05/2024 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm |

Breath, Body and Mind

It is important, as a carer, to look after yourself and invest time in your own wellbeing. At our ‘Breath, Body and Mind’ wellbeing workshops for carers you will:

  • Learn breathing exercises and relaxation techniques to help you better cope with stress and anxiety
  • Learn simple breathing movements to help reduce tension and stress

All the techniques can be done from a seated position if necessary and adapted.

Introduction (online)

Join us on zoom for an introduction to ‘Breath, Body and Mind’ and find out more about what’s involved.

When: Thursday 23 May, 1.45 – 3 pm
Where: Zoom

Evening Workshops (online)

When: Thursdays 18 April, 25 April, 02 May and 9 May, 6.45 – 8 pm
Where: Zoom

Day Workshops (in-person)

When: Thursdays 6 June, 13 June, 20 June and 27 June, 10 – 12.30 pm
Where: Acomb Methodist Church, Front Street, Acomb YO24 3BX

To book please call York Carers Centre on 01904 715 490 or email events@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk

***Places are limited so please book early**

 

Information Stall - Pathway to Recovery

28/05/2024 11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Foss Park Hospital

Are you a carer for someone who is, or has been, a patient in Foss Park Hospital? Come along to an Information Stall to learn about the support available in York.

When: Tuesday 28 May, 11 – 2 pm

Where: Reception, Foss Park Hospital, Haxby Road, York YO31 8TA

There is no need to book, just drop-in.

 

 

Carer Hub North

29/05/2024 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm | Oaken Grove Community Centre

We run regular ‘Carer Hubs’ which are friendly support groups for unpaid carers in York.

Why not come along for a cup of tea or coffee and meet other people in a similar situation to you?

Our Carer Support Workers are available to provide free advice and information and can talk to you about issues around your caring role. We also welcome any carers who are not registered with us as we can register people during the group.

You can bring the person you care for or come on your own.

When: Wednesday 29 May 2024, 1 – 2.30 pm

Where: Oaken Grove Community Centre, Haxby, YO32 3QW

There’s no need to book. Just drop in.

Young Adult Carer: Monthly Social

29/05/2024 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Spark York

Social Activities for Young Adult Carers

Our Young Adult Carers (YACs) service offers age-appropriate advice and social activities. The social activities are tailored towards people aged 18 to 25 and we encourage anyone aged 16+ to attend.

The social activities provide a break from caring responsibilities and a chance to meet up with other young people who live in similar circumstances.

The YACs drop-in / social is on the last Wednesday of the month.

When: Wednesday 29 May, 5 – 8 pm 

Where: SPARK York CIC, 17-21 Piccadilly, York YO1 9PB 

People are free to arrive and leave at any time during the sessions.

Give @yacsyork a follow on Instagram to see what they get up to or send them a DM to find out more. Alternatively, call York Carers Centre on 01904 715 490 or email enquiries@ yorkcarerscentre.co.uk

 

 

 

 

Wellbeing Group for Mental Health Carers

29/05/2024 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm | 30 Clarence Street

These groups are for friends and family supporting someone with mental ill health.

The groups provide a break from caring responsibilities and an opportunity to meet other local carers.

Wellbeing Group for Mental Health Carers

This group is a welcoming and relaxed group for people who support someone with a mental health condition, including caring for: someone in crisis; or someone admitted to, or discharged from Foss Park Hospital.

This group is a time to focus on your wellbeing, chat to others with similar experiences and join in gentle activities.

There are different wellbeing activities each month, with materials and refreshments provided.

The group meet on the last Wednesday of the month.

When: Wednesday 29 May, 6.15 – 8 pm

Where: 30 Clarence Street, York YO31 7EW

For information about upcoming groups and to be added to the mailing list, please contact julie.kay@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk

Substance Misuse and Gambling Carer Support Group (in-person)

03/06/2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Tesco Community Room

We run support groups for anyone affected by someone else’s substance misuse and / or gambling. Our Carer Support Workers and
volunteers with lived experience can talk to you about your caring role and offer tips and coping strategies, as well as signpost you to other support services.

When: Monday 3 June, 2 – 4 pm

Where: Tesco Community Room, First Floor, Tesco, Askham Bar, York YO24 1LW

To book please call York Carers Centre on 01904 715 490 or email events@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk

You will be offered an appointment with facilitator Sam Sollitt before attending.

Volunteer Roadshows

04/06/2024 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | York Explore Centre

We will be visiting Explore Centres across York to raise awareness of our charity work and speak to anyone interested in volunteering with us.

We are always looking for people to join us as volunteers; helping at groups and events, raising awareness and fundraising, making wellbeing calls to carers and admin and office tasks.

Come along to one of our Volunteer Roadshows to find out more…

When: Tuesday 4 June, 12 – 3 pm

Where: York Explore Centre, Central Library, York YO1 7DS

No need to book.

Young Carers - Primary Youth Club (LAFFS)

04/06/2024 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm | Youth Club

Our youth clubs are just for young carers (aged 5 – 16 years). We have separate groups – primary and secondary – so that young carers of the same age can be together.

The youth clubs give young carers a break and a chance to spend time with other young people who live in similar circumstances. We enjoy arts and crafts, baking, drama, sports, music and Xbox!

The youth club for young carers at primary school is on the first Tuesday of the month.

When: Tuesday 4 June, 5 – 6.30 pm 

Please call York Carers Centre on 01904 715 490 or email enquiries@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk to find out more. 

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