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  • Carers UK State of Caring Survey

    The 2019 State of Caring survey is now open and Carers UK are keen to make sure this year’s report reflects the diversity of carers across the UK and their caring experiences. There’s still a few weeks to go until it closes on 24th May 2019 but at this stage response numbers from LGBT and Black and Minority Ethnic carers are lower than they would like.

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  • Sheffield Carers Centre Winter 2019 Newsletter

    Sheffield Carers Centre is a local independent charity offering emotional support, information and help in getting services for all carers in Sheffield. Catch up with all the news in their latest newsletter.

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  • Living Wages For Carers Petition

    A Sheffield organisation which supports relatives of adults with learning disabilities or autism has launched a petition calling for all employed carers to be paid the living wage.
    Families Lobbying And Advising Sheffield hopes to be able to gain the 10,000 signatures required for the petition to be responded to by the Government then the 100,000 for it to be discussed in Parliament.

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  • Young Carers' Petition Calls For Free Bus Pass

    Young carers in Sheffield have set up a petition calling for free bus passes for young carers so they can undertake their caring responsibilities more easily, carry on with their education, training or employment, and have the chance to have a social life.The petition will be presented to the full council meeting on Wednesday February 6th.

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  • Campaigning Workshop for Carers

    Sheffield Carers Centre is holding a free workshop on Thursday February 7th, from 10.30am to 2.30pm to make carers more aware of their legal rights and enable them to plan campaigns. The workshop will cover what people are entitled to under the Care Act 2014, how to plan a campaign and influence local decision makers and how to use traditional and social medias to bring about the change you want to see.

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  • The Young Carers Activity Fund gives carers aged under 18 a break

    The Young Carers Activity Fund is designed to give young carers aged under 18 a break from their caring role and to give them a choice about how they take this break. The closing dates for applications for 2018-19 are 5pm on Friday 12th October 2018 and Friday 8th February 2019.

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  • Sheffield Carers Centre Newsletter and Carers Week

    The Summer 2018 edition of Connect, the Sheffield Carers Centre newsletter has been published and includes the schedule for activities and events for Carers Week, which takes place from 11 – 17 June.

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  • Sheffield Carers Centre Winter Newsletter

    Sheffield Carers Centre is a local independent charity offering emotional support, information and help in getting services for all carers in Sheffield. Catch up with all the news in their latest newsletter.

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  • The Young Carer, Parent and Adult Carer Strategy Update August 2017

    Sheffield City Council has produced a “You Said, We Did Update” to the strategy to show how they have acted upon carers’ feedback to help realise the vision that Sheffield becomes a ‘city where carers are valued and have the right support to continue to care for as long as they want to’.

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  • Carers Week 2017 - Creating Carer Friendly Communities

    This year Carers Week takes place from 12 – 18 June, with events planned in Sheffield and throughout the country to recognise the vital contribution made by the UK’s 6.5 million carers.

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