Carers

Carers Week 2020, 8th-14th June 2020

Free online activities for unpaid carers.

  • Origami & Creative Writing!
  • Mindfulness, Laughter Yoga & Hand Reflexology
  • Bingo & Quiz with prizes!

To celebrate Carers Week from 8th to 14th June, we will be hosting a number of activities on Monday 8th, Wednesday 10th and Friday 12th June starting at 10:30.

These will be on Zoom and we will email out links and more information shortly. If you would like to join us, please contact us by 29th May 2020 to allow time for an activity pack to be sent to you. The pack will contain bingo cards, origami paper, a pack of seeds and a few other surprises!

Our contact details are:

Sophie.Little@carersmatternorfolk.org, Telephone: 07932095260

catherinekennedy@carersvoice.org, Telephone: 07932 095312

Carers Matter Norfolk

Supporting young carers and families.

Telephone: 0800 083 1148

Website: www.youngcarersmatternorfolk.org

Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Young Carers

GYGYC offers age-specific peer support groups for Young Carers aged 8 to 25 who are caring for their parents or supporting their parents in caring for a sibling. Through targeted activities that offer support, respite, fun and learning opportunities, facilitated by Youth Workers offering support with their coping mechanisms and strategies to improvement their physical and mental health.

Website: gygyc.org.uk

Chill4us Carers

Chill4us Carers is the social network community for family carers and is about, information, humour, fantasy and fun, chat with carers and finding help when the caring ends. 

Website: www.chill4uscarers.co.uk

Carers' Declaration

Please see our carers’ declaration below:

Leaflet: East Norfolk Medical Practice: Carers Declaration

Carers Direct

If you or someone you know needs help with day-to-day living because of illness or disability, the NHS website explains your options and where you can get support.

Hours: Lines are open 08:00-21:00 Monday to Friday, 11:00-16:00 at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

Telephone: 0808 802 0202

Website: www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support-guide

Email: CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk

Caring Together

Caring Together is a network partner of Carers Trust and has grown significantly over the past ten years, providing more services and more help for family carers and their families across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk. 

Telephone: 01553 750 014

Website: www.caringtogether.org

Email: hello@caringtogether.org

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org

Email: info@carersuk.org