Welcome To The June 2019 News Update For York Carers Centre

York Carers Centre

York Carers Centre news Thank You Volunteers It’s National Volunteers Week and we’d like to say a huge thank you to all of our committed volunteers, who generously offer their skills and time to help carers in York. From the board of trustees and office volunteers to those who help carers at groups across the […]

Older People Are Missing Out On Money They’re Due


  From Independent Age.   How to boost your income and save money The Independent Age website has a lot of information about extra money you can claim and ways you can cut your bills. For help tailored specifically to you, call our free Helpline on 0800 319 6789 to arrange to speak to an adviser. A […]

What Happens When Carers Stop Caring


  From Stuff and Things.   It’s M.E. Awareness Month in May. We’re supposed to brand ourselves as a congruent whole – patients, loving carers, a few good doctors, and our allies – versus – the system that failed us. But what about the carers that stop caring? Is there a time limit on how […]

Iain Duncan Smith Told To Start Again On Carers’ Benefits After Discrimination Ruling


    Story by Michael Settle in Herald Scotland. Iain Duncan Smith is being called upon by the SNP to “go back to the drawing board and start again” after a court ruling, which found that including the allowance given to carers in the UK Government’s benefit cap discriminated indirectly against disabled people. Eilidh Whiteford, […]

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