"People looking after others do not always recognise themselves as carers"
The person you look after might be your friend, partner or relative
If this sounds like you, we can help……….
Information and advice
Confidential one to one support
Help to navigate the social care and health systems.
Signposting or referral to specialist help
Support with Carers Assessments
and access to a Carers Emergency Card.
We also provide opportunities to meet other Carers through
our groups, events and projects.
We support carers throughout Richmondshire and Hambleton, providing information over the phone or, more usually, meeting carers in their homes or another place of their choosing.
Tel: 01609 780872
The Carers Centre is always looking for volunteers to help promote the work that we do. Volunteers do not know all the answers to carers questions but are good listeners and usually have used our service themselves. We simply need volunteers, particularly in more rural communities, who can explain the types of services we offer.
We have vacancies for three types of volunteer role and all can be adapted to fit with our volunteers’ needs:
Volunteers to top up our leaflets and ensure current posters are displayed in community venues such as village hall and/or library notice boards, GP surgeries, pharmacies etc. (We can provide you with named contacts in surgeries and pharmacies). Approximately twice per year.
Volunteers to man pop-up information points in community venues for between 1 & 3 days during Carers Week in June.
Volunteers to man pop-up information points at specific community locations/events, such as GP vaccination clinics, farmers markets or local fund raising events such as church or community coffee mornings. Approximately 2 or 3 per year, in your own locality.
If you would like further information contact Fiona on 01609 780872 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Caring Through a Lens
To celebrate Carers Week Hambleton and Richmondshire Carers Centre is hosting a photography competition 'Caring Through a Lens'.
We would like you to send us images that represent caring - human, animal, scenic or symbolic. The top 10 entries will be displayed at our Carers Week events in June and Joe Cornish Gallleries will judge the overall winners.
For more information on how to take part click on the Competition Details tab at: www.hrcarers.com or Tel: 01609 780872 and we will send out a leaflet.
The competition is open to everybody; amateur and professional alike. The closing date is the 27th May so please get clicking!