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Supporting Young Carers in Essex Conference

Supporting Young Carers in Essex Conference

Action for Family Carers and Essex County Council are holding a one day conference on supporting the estimated 10,000 Young Carers living in Essex.  The conference aims to raise awareness of Young Carers with professionals in all sectors, who work with children and young people in Essex and increase the recognition, identification and support of Young Carers in Essex.  This is a free event for professionals working in Essex.

The conference will take place on Friday 9 September 2016 from 9am to 4pm at Weston Homes Community Stadium, Mile End, Colchester, CO4 5UP.

The Conference will cover:

  • Young Carers and health
  • Young Carers and education
  • Young Carers nationally
  • Supporting Young Carers locally

With a combination of speakers, workshops and networking opportunities Action for Family Carers and Essex County Council look forward to seeing you there!

The agenda will be confirmed and sent to all delegates by 25th August 2016.

For more information email heather.hunt@affc.org.uk or for bookings use the following link: https://supportingyoungcarersinessex.eventbrite.co.uk


Who Cares? CARER’s information evening

Who Cares? CARER’s information evening | Friday 9 September 7:00pm until 8:30pm

Moulsham Lodge Surgery Paitent Participation Group are hosting a Carers information evening at St Luke’s Church Hall, Moulsham Lodge. Contributors to the evening include Action for Family Carers, PROVIDE, Alzheimers UK, Community Care and Age UK Essex. Light refreshments will be available on the night.

Brentwood Carers Support Group

Monday 12th September

12pm – 2pm

Lunch & Chat

The Artichoke (Toby Carvery)

Shenfield Common


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Please note that you will need £1 for the car park (2hr stay). Everyone must pay this. Bring the refund part of the ticket into the restaurant to have the cost taken off your bill.