Blackpool Carers is a charity you can ‘Trust’…and that’s official!

We are delighted to have been awarded the Trusted Charity Level 1 quality mark following our assessment in April. This award means so much to us here at Blackpool Carers Centre, recognising the tireless work across our team, including our wonderful volunteers. Achieving Trusted Charity Level 1 assures our carers, their families, our funders, supporters …

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Youth Centre Recovery Fund will make a better life for our young carers…thank you so much!

We are delighted to be supported by the Julia and Hans Rausing Trust Youth Centre Recovery Fund which will contribute to the continued delivery of our provision for young carers from the age of 5. This essential service ensures that children who are providing care to loved ones are able to access time away from …

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Worn out unpaid carers are uncertain the services they relied on will continue post-pandemic – read the new research released for Carers Week (7-13 June)

·       More than a third (35%) of people caring unpaid for family members or friends feel unable to manage their caring role ·       72% of carers have not had any breaks from their caring role during the pandemic ·       Carers Week charities call on Government to give back to carers and fund breaks Fewer than …

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Carers Week 7-13 June 2021

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don’t think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify as carers and access much-needed support. This year, carers across …

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Music raised carers’ ‘Spirits’ during 2020, with a little help from our friends at The Grand…read our special feature!

Our music project, Bang the Drum, brought a new perspective to the support and respite that we offer to carers. Funding from Spirit of 2012 helped us to find new ways of exploring music, bringing new experiences to many carers and young carers, especially through the darkness of 2020. Thanks also to our friends at …

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1-7 June is Volunteers’ Week – we would like to say “Thank You” to all our Volunteers…we couldn’t do it without you!

Volunteers Week takes place 1-7 June every year. It’s a chance to recognise the fantastic contribution volunteers make to our communities and say thank you. Volunteers’ Week 2021 is a time to say thanks. It goes without saying that volunteers have played a key role in the pandemic response. During an exceptionally difficult year, people …

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Blackpool Carers Centre is proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant

Blackpool Carers Centre have pledged to commit to honour the Armed Forces Covenant and support the Armed Forces Community. We recognise the value Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reservists, Veterans and military families contribute to our business and our country.  What is the Armed Forces Covenant? To those who proudly protect our nation, who do …

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