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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#averydifferentconversation

Mental health and emotional wellbeing draft strategy

Lets continue to have #averydifferentconversation

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Events

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GP drop in – Haverhill Surgery

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

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GP drop in – Woolpit Health Centre

GP drop in - Woolpit Health Centre If you are a family…

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Haverhill family carer group

Local groups are a great way to meet other family carers -…

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Online community

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We have a thriving online community of family carers and professionals. We also have a brand new forum where you can ask questions, share information and support each other. Click below to see how you can get involved in the conversations happening now!

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Courses

Navigating the Road to Recovery – 5 week programme

Navigating the Road to Recovery - a five session programme…

Navigating the Road to Recovery - a five session programme for family carers These workshops will focus on drug and alcohol use and effects, the impact of substance misuse on family carers' wellbeing, understanding recovery and support, communication, exploring ways to cope…

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Who’s in Charge? – Ipswich

Who's in Charge? - Ipswich Who's In Charge? is a…

Who's in Charge? - Ipswich Who's In Charge? is a nine week child to parent violence (CPV) programme aimed at parents and carers whose children are being abusive or violent towards them or who appear out of parental control. The programme consists…

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Caring with Confidence – Sudbury

The sessions will cover topics such as managing the stress…

The sessions will cover topics such as managing the stress and emotions of caring, regaining balance and control in your caring role and information on your rights and entitlements This 3 week course will take place on 28th January, 4th & 11th…

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Current News

Blake Leonard tells other young people about being a young carer

Blake Leonard tells other young people about being a young carer

Blake Leonard is 9 years old and he cares for his mum.

You may be wondering why I am giving this talk. I am here to explain about my role as a…

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Tips for coping with caring over Christmas

Tips for coping with caring over Christmas

We have put together some useful tips that may help support you in your caring role during the festive period

Short tips for coping over Christmas These tips are intended as general guidance and may not be suitable to all…

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