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Volunteer Road Shows

30/07/2024 10:30 am - 12:00 pm | O2 Shop

Volunteers are an important part of our work. Volunteers are involved in many ways, including helping at groups, helping with workshops / activities for young carers, young adult carers and adult carers, supporting fundraising and awareness-raising events, making one-to-one welfare and befriending calls and helping with office/admin tasks.

Volunteering for a charity is a great way to spend your spare time, use your existing skills and experience to help others, and meet likeminded people.

To find out more please email volunteering@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk

Volunteer Road Shows

We will be at the following venue if you want to find out about volunteering with us.

When: Tuesday 30 July, 10:30 – 12 pm

Where: O2 Shop, 8 Spurriergate, York YO1 9QR

 

Volunteer Road Shows

30/07/2024 10:30 am - 12:00 pm | O2 Shop

Volunteers are an important part of our work. Volunteers are involved in many ways, including helping at groups, helping with workshops / activities for young carers, young adult carers and adult carers, supporting fundraising and awareness-raising events, making one-to-one welfare and befriending calls and helping with office/admin tasks.

Volunteering for a charity is a great way to spend your spare time, use your existing skills and experience to help others, and meet likeminded people.

To find out more please email volunteering@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk

Volunteer Road Shows

We will be at the following venue if you want to find out about volunteering with us.

When: Tuesday 30 July, 10:30 – 12 pm

Where: O2 Shop, 8 Spurriergate, York YO1 9QR

 

Carer Hub - Haxby

31/07/2024 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 31 July 2024, 1 – 2.30 pm

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

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

Wellbeing Group for Mental Health Carers

31/07/2024 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 31 July, 6.15 – 8 pm

Where: 30 Clarence Street, York YO31 7EW

To book please email julie.kay@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk

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

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

05/08/2024 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Acomb Garth Community Cafe

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 5 August, 12 – 2 pm

Where: Acomb Garth Community Cafe, 2 Oak Rise, Acomb, York YO24 4LJ

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.

Information Stall - Pathway to Recovery

06/08/2024 1:00 pm - 4:00 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 6 August, 1 – 4 pm

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

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

 

 

Young Carers - Primary Youth Club (LAFFS)

06/08/2024 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm | Youth Club

We run youth clubs 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 6 August, 5 – 6.30 pm 

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

Carers Action Group (CAG)

07/08/2024 10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Friends Meeting House

The CAG brings together carers, York Carers Centre staff and professionals. Carers share their experience of being an unpaid carer in York. We take action by sharing ‘what matters’ with relevant agencies so that changes can be made for the better.

The focus of our next CAG is ‘health experiences of carers and the person they care for.’

New members are always welcome.

When: Wednesday 7 August, 10 – 1 pm (includes lunch)

Where: Friends Meeting House, Friargate, York YO1 9RL

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

Carer Hub - Acomb

13/08/2024 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm | The Gateway 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: Tuesday 13 August 2024, 1.15 – 2.45 pm

Where: The Willow Room, The Gateway Centre, Front Street, York YO24 3BZ

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

Mental Health Carers Group 

14/08/2024 7:00 pm - 8:50 pm | Friends Meeting House

Some meetings are led by guest speakers, others focus on giving each other support, encouragement and sharing coping strategies.

New members are always welcome.

This group is run in partnership with Rethink Mental Illness York Group.

When: Wednesday 14 August 7 – 8.50pm

Where: Friends Meeting House, Friargate, York YO1 9RL
Please check the information board in the foyer for room details.

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

To be added to the mailing list to find out upcoming groups please email lindsey.foster@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk 

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