News

Support at Foss Park Hospital

We are pleased to be part of the new Pathway to Recovery team, which forms one strand of city-wide work to change and improve mental health services in York. The Pathway to Recovery team works very closely with staff at Foss Park Hospital, in order to:  · Support patients and families to experience a smoother […]

Young carers make a new film

Young carers in York have worked with our staff to create a short film to highlight what it’s like to be a young carer and how having the right support can really help. Our staff worked with pupils who attend Vale Of York Academy’s young carer drop-in, who generated ideas for the film. We then ran […]

March news for carers in York

Read our March news here, including: events coming up support around the city opportunities to get involved and have your say

Free Health and Wellbeing Activities

Once again several of York’s charities, including York Carers Centre, join organisers York Mind to offer a range of health and wellbeing activities free of charge for anyone in York in Spring 2022. Free activities include: Managing anxieties Creative journalling Hatha yoga Family forest school and woodland crafts at Rowntree Park Nordic walking and climbing […]

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 […]

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