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Castle to Castle Sponsor, Bernie Atherton Carpets, have organised a charity Prize Draw with some fantastic prizes including Liverpool FC Hospitality and £1,500 worth of carpets…Enter today!

Bernie Atherton Carpets are proud to be the main sponsor for the Blackpool Carers fundraising Castle to Castle 3-day Cycle Ride on 4-7 August 2021. To raise funds, they are holding a prize draw with all proceeds going to Blackpool Carers. To enter the draw please make a minimum donation of £5 on their JustGiving …

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It’s normal to feel down at the moment, but you don’t have to suffer alone – Local group, Covid in our Communities has lots of Mental Health support available

Covid in our Communities Mental Health Support It’s normal to feel down, anxious, angry and lots of other things right now – contact Covid in our Communities if you need some support Short waiting times Telephone/video appointments Highly rated staff If you live in Blackpool call 01253 955 700 if you live in Fylde or …

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Thank you to the National Lottery Community Fund for continuing to support vulnerable families in Blackpool

We are delighted to announce an extension to our Family Focus project which has been funded by National Lottery Communities Foundation. This vital work with some of Blackpool’s most vulnerable families has been a cornerstone of our services since 2013, providing support and respite for families affected by parental mental ill health and substance misuse. …

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Mental Health Family Hour special episode around Coronavirus concerns for teachers, staff and pupils on Thursday 21st January at 10.00am – don’t miss it!

Sam Tyrer, Prevention and Engagement Lead Nursing & Quality Directorate at Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust, together with Mindset by Dave will be running a special episode on the Mental Health Family Hour on Thursday 21st January at 10.00am to address concerns that teachers, staff and pupils have raised around Coronavirus. The pupils have stated they are …

Mental Health Family Hour special episode around Coronavirus concerns for teachers, staff and pupils on Thursday 21st January at 10.00am – don’t miss it! Read More »

Useful Resources for the whole family, to help you through these uncertain times…support, shopping and activities

Below is a list of support available for carers, families and vulnerable members of our community, together with a list of useful resources to occupy you and your family whilst staying at home. This list will be updated regularly as more support becomes available. Blackpool Carers’ Family Resources Pack Our team have compiled this very …

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We have seen a huge increase in referrals during lockdown, as more people than ever before are turning into carers for their loved ones

Blackpool has seen a huge increase of carers in need of support as mental and physical illnesses take their toll during lockdown. Mental health struggles, long-term health problems and the lingering effects of Covid-19 have caused many people to take on caring roles this year. Quality Director, Faye Atherton said: “We have seen an overwhelming …

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Congratulations goes to Paul for raising a huge amount for our carers…even with a ‘bear’ behind!

Did you spot Big Ted and his ‘handler’, Paul Howlett on their mighty adventures recently?   As big supporters of our work with young carers, Paul and his furry friend have set off on a number of intrepid challenges this year in a bid to raise lots of awareness and funding for the work that …

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Yet again, our generous supporters and local community help to make a better Christmas for carers

Huge thanks to our wonderful supporters who have helped us to provide much needed festive fun and presents for our young carers.  So many of our young carers have been particularly impacted by the challenges of this year but we have remained by their side throughout and as Christmas approaches we know that families need …

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