Hambleton and Richmondshire carers' centre

What does it do?

Support for carers. The Hambleton and Richmondshire carers' centre supports adult and young
carers. They run adult carers groups in Northallerton, Richmond, Thirsk,
Great Ayton, Hutton Rudby, Easingwold, Catterick and Leyburn. They also
produce an information pack, which contains the "Carers Link"
newsletter, information about allowances and other helpful information.

Some of the services offered by the carers' centre and carers' resource are:
Confidential information, advice, emotional support and representation;
A carer assessment on behalf of North Yorkshire County Council;
Benefits advice;
Regular information by way of circulars, bulletins or newsletters;
Referrals to other specialist support organisations;
Information sessions, courses and other related activities;
Advice on employment;
and Young carers' services for young people who care for a relative, offering
one-to-one support, clubs and new opportunities (provided by Action for
Children in Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale).

The carers' centres and carers' resources work in partnership with carers, carer
groups and other organisations to improve services for carers and
promote their interests.

Who it is for?

The carers' resource provides information, advice and support for carers, no matter what their age, race, religion or needs.

Where it is available?

Local service (Hambleton, Richmondshire).

What it costs:

The service is free of charge.

How to access or apply for it:

Telephone: 01609 780872
Fax: 01609 788489
E-mail: penny@hrcarers.f2s.com  
Website: www.hrcarers.f2s.com 
32 High Street
North Yorkshire


Info last updated:

32 High Street, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 8EE