We listen to family carers!

Have you ever had a great idea but just didn’t know who to take it to?

Well, now there is a place you can! Simply sign up to our Online Community & engage with others about the issues & experiences you have had.

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Adult Carers

If you are an Adult providing unpaid care to an ill, older or disabled person it is not “just something you do” you are carrying out a caring role.

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Young Carers

If you are 5-24 years old and care for, or are affected by, a family member who has a physical or mental illness you are a young carer.

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Parent Carers

As parents of children with a disability or long term illness life can be incredibly demanding.

We work in partnership with Activities Unlimited to provide support to parent carers and the children they look after.

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Moving & Handling

Are you helping the person you care for to move around the home?

Do you have to support them to move safely in and out of the car, bath or bed for example? Is this putting a strain on your own health?

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Events

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Upcoming Event

GP drop in – Victoria Surgery

GP drop in - Victoria Surgery If you are a family carer…

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Upcoming Event

GP drop in – Lavenham Surgery

GP drop in - Lavenham Surgery If you are a family carer…

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Upcoming Event

Navigating the road to recovery – drop in Lowestoft

Family drop-in sessions. We are holding regular drop-in sessions at Turning Point…

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Suffolk Family Carers Recognition Awards 2018

On Thursday 14th June 2018 we will be celebrating our 30 year anniversary by recognising the support family carers receive in the community, health sector, schools and workplace.

We are asking you, as family carers, to nominate someone who has made a positive difference to your caring role…. it could be a neighbour, professional, someone in your community that has made a particular effort to support you in your caring role.

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Courses

Navigating the road to recovery – SALC Claydon

A five session programme designed to give information and support…

A five session programme designed to give information and support to those caring with someone affected by Substance Misuse. Working across Suffolk in partnership with Turning Point, we run this five session programme for people caring for a person affected by substance…

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Caring with Confidence – Sudbury

Join us once a week for 3 weeks to gain…

Join us once a week for 3 weeks to gain information, tools and resources to support you in your caring role. The sessions will cover topics such as managing the stress and emotions of caring, regaining balance and control in your caring…

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Navigating the road to recovery – SALC Claydon

A five session programme designed to give information and support…

A five session programme designed to give information and support to those caring with someone affected by Substance Misuse. Working across Suffolk in partnership with Turning Point, we run this five session programme for people caring for a person affected by substance…

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Current News

Exclusive review of Jade MayJean’s 20SIXTY album

Read our exclusive review of Jade's new album 20SIXTY ahead of the album launch

Time has passed since her stint on the reality show; giving Ipswich’s Jade a chance to use her writing talents…

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Jade MayJean, local singing superstar, becomes a friend of Suffolk Family Carers

We are thrilled to announce that Jade MayJean, a highly motivated singer/songwriter who appeared on The Voice, has become a friend of Suffolk Family Carers and will be supporting our work with young adult carers.

You are releasing your new album, 20SIXTY, your vocal range spans RnB, soul, house and jazz so what can we…

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