Adult carers

Carer Hub North

28/02/2024 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 28 February 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

28/02/2024 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: a young person; 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.

When: Wednesday 28 February 2024, 6.15 – 8 pm

Where: 30 Clarence Street, York YO31 7EW

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

To be added to the mailing list to find out about upcoming mental health carer groups please contact lindsey.foster@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk

 

Coherent Breathing course for carers

29/02/2024 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Tang Hall Community Centre

We are running a free course, in partnership with Beetle Bank Social Farm, for carers to learn about ‘Coherent Breathing.’

Coherent Breathing is a breathing practice, which has been thoroughly tested by science, and is understood to be the most effective breathing pattern to help cope with stress and anxiety. The breathing practice is easy to learn and combine with simple movements.

Taster Sessions

We are holding two online taster sessions for you to find out more about Coherent Breathing.

When: Thursday 1 February 2024, 7 – 8 pm and Thursday 15 February 2024, 11 am – 12 pm

Where: Zoom (details will be given on booking)

 

Coherent Breathing course

This is a free four-week course and a chance to take some time out, meet other carers and learn a self-care skill.
Drinks will be provided.

When: Thursday 29 February 2024, Thursday 7 March 2024, Thursday 14 March 2024 and Thursday 21 March 2024, 1.30 – 3.30 pm

Where: Tang Hall Community Centre, Tang Hall, Fifth Avenue, York YO31 0UG

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

 

York Older People's Assembly Information Fair

04/03/2024 10:00 am - 1:00 pm | New Earswick Folk Hall

Come and meet staff and volunteers from York Carers Centre and find out how we can support adult and older carers.

You can register with us on the day.

When: Monday 4 March, 10 am – 1 pm

Where: New Earswick Folk Hall, Hawthorn Terrace, York YO32 4AQ

Information Stall - Pathway to Recovery, Foss Park Hospital

05/03/2024 11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Foss Park Hospital

We offer one-to-one support and advice to unpaid carers in York that support someone with mental ill health; you can talk confidentially and openly with a Carer Peer Support Worker who understands your situation and how your caring role may impact your life.

Many carers report that having someone to talk to about their situation is very helpful and gives them an outlet for their own thoughts and feelings.

We are holding Information Stalls at Foss Park Hospital on the following dates: providing free information and advice to unpaid carers that support someone with a mental health condition.

When: Tuesday 5 March, 11 – 2 pm

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

Future dates: Tuesday 19 March, 1 – 4 pm.

 

 

Substance Misuse and Gambling Carer Support Group (online)

05/03/2024 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm |

We run an online monthly support group for anyone affected by someone else’s substance misuse and / or gambling.

When: Tuesday 5 March 2024, 6 – 7.30 pm

Where: Zoom

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

You will be offered a telephone appointment with group facilitator Sam Sollitt before hand.

Royal Armouires Museum Trip

06/03/2024 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | Royal Armouries Museum

Join us for a day out at Royal Armouries Museum – the national museum of arms and armour, in Leeds. Explore thousands of incredible objects, from ancient times to the present day.

From Japanese samurai to iconic movie props, from Henry VIII’s armour to an Indian war elephant.

You’re welcome to bring the person you care for, and either make your own way there or join us on the minibus.

A light lunch will be provided.

 

When: Wednesday 6 March 2024, 10 am – 4 pm

Where: Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, LS10 1LT

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

Coherent Breathing course for carers

07/03/2024 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Tang Hall Community Centre

We are running a free course, in partnership with Beetle Bank Social Farm, for carers to learn about ‘Coherent Breathing.’

Coherent Breathing is a breathing practice, which has been thoroughly tested by science, and is understood to be the most effective breathing pattern to help cope with stress and anxiety. The breathing practice is easy to learn and combine with simple movements.

Taster Sessions

We are holding two online taster sessions for you to find out more about Coherent Breathing.

When: Thursday 1 February 2024, 7 – 8 pm and Thursday 15 February 2024, 11 am – 12 pm

Where: Zoom (details will be given on booking)

 

Coherent Breathing course

This is a free four-week course and a chance to take some time out, meet other carers and learn a self-care skill.
Drinks will be provided.

When: Thursday 29 February 2024, Thursday 7 March 2024, Thursday 14 March 2024 and Thursday 21 March 2024, 1.30 – 3.30 pm

Where: Tang Hall Community Centre, Tang Hall, Fifth Avenue, York YO31 0UG

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

 

Carer Hub West

12/03/2024 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm | The Gateway Centre

NEW VENUE – The Willow Room, The Gateway Centre, Front Street, York YO24 3BZ

 

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 12 March 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

13/03/2024 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Friends Meeting House

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.

Mental Health Carers Group

Some evenings we have discussions led by visiting speakers, other meetings 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 13 March 2024 , 7 – 9 pm

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

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

To be added to the mailing list to find out about upcoming mental health carer groups please contact lindsey.foster@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk

Coherent Breathing course for carers

14/03/2024 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Tang Hall Community Centre

We are running a free course, in partnership with Beetle Bank Social Farm, for carers to learn about ‘Coherent Breathing.’

Coherent Breathing is a breathing practice, which has been thoroughly tested by science, and is understood to be the most effective breathing pattern to help cope with stress and anxiety. The breathing practice is easy to learn and combine with simple movements.

Taster Sessions

We are holding two online taster sessions for you to find out more about Coherent Breathing.

When: Thursday 1 February 2024, 7 – 8 pm and Thursday 15 February 2024, 11 am – 12 pm

Where: Zoom (details will be given on booking)

 

Coherent Breathing course

This is a free four-week course and a chance to take some time out, meet other carers and learn a self-care skill.
Drinks will be provided.

When: Thursday 29 February 2024, Thursday 7 March 2024, Thursday 14 March 2024 and Thursday 21 March 2024, 1.30 – 3.30 pm

Where: Tang Hall Community Centre, Tang Hall, Fifth Avenue, York YO31 0UG

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

 

Information Stall - Pathway to Recovery, Foss Park Hospital

19/03/2024 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Foss Park Hospital

We offer one-to-one support and advice to unpaid carers in York that support someone with mental ill health; you can talk confidentially and openly with a Carer Peer Support Worker who understands your situation and how your caring role may impact your life.

Many carers report that having someone to talk to about their situation is very helpful and gives them an outlet for their own thoughts and feelings.

We are holding Information Stalls at Foss Park Hospital on the following dates: providing free information and advice to unpaid carers that support someone with a mental health condition.

When: Tuesday 19 March, 1 – 4 pm

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

 

 

Carers Action Group (CAG)

20/03/2024 10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Friends Meeting House

What issues matter to you as a carer?

The Carers Action Group (CAG) is an opportunity to talk to other local carers, staff from York Carers Centre and professionals, about your experience of being an unpaid carer in York.

We want to hear what has gone well, as well as the difficulties and challenges you have faced – so that feedback from the group can be shared with relevant agencies.

Representatives from the Integrated Care Board (ICB) are attending our next group to talk about the provision of health services in York and hear carers views.

When: Wednesday 20 March 2024, 10 am – 1 pm, with lunch at 12.15 pm

Where: Friends Meeting House, Friargate, YO1 9RL

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

Substance Misuse and Gambling Carer Marketplace

20/03/2024 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Jacobs Well

If you are affected by someone’s drinking, drug use or gambling, come and meet with staff and carers who have lived experience and
find out about the support available in York.

When: Wednesday 20 March 2024, 4 – 6 pm

Where: Jacobs Well, Trinity Lane, York

There’s no need to book.

Coherent Breathing course for carers

21/03/2024 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Tang Hall Community Centre

We are running a free course, in partnership with Beetle Bank Social Farm, for carers to learn about ‘Coherent Breathing.’

Coherent Breathing is a breathing practice, which has been thoroughly tested by science, and is understood to be the most effective breathing pattern to help cope with stress and anxiety. The breathing practice is easy to learn and combine with simple movements.

Taster Sessions

We are holding two online taster sessions for you to find out more about Coherent Breathing.

When: Thursday 1 February 2024, 7 – 8 pm and Thursday 15 February 2024, 11 am – 12 pm

Where: Zoom (details will be given on booking)

 

Coherent Breathing course

This is a free four-week course and a chance to take some time out, meet other carers and learn a self-care skill.
Drinks will be provided.

When: Thursday 29 February 2024, Thursday 7 March 2024, Thursday 14 March 2024 and Thursday 21 March 2024, 1.30 – 3.30 pm

Where: Tang Hall Community Centre, Tang Hall, Fifth Avenue, York YO31 0UG

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

 

Carer Hub North

27/03/2024 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 27  March 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

27/03/2024 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: a young person; 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.

When: Wednesday 27 March 2024, 6.15 – 8 pm

Where: 30 Clarence Street, York YO31 7EW

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

To be added to the mailing list to find out about upcoming mental health carer groups please contact lindsey.foster@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk