Category Archives: Young Carers Revolution
Well the YCR crew are well on their way to the next step of the revolution. After years of expressing the need to address young carers within Primary schools, we have finally been approved funding in which to carry out … Continue reading
As part of carer’s week the YCR crew had planned an event to meet with MPs and other important people to discuss the following topics: Transitions : Employment : Social Care : Education : Hidden carers : Welfare Reforms : Mental health
Watch this space for the forthcoming report and more pictures from the crew.
Preparations have reached full pace during the last two weeks as the YCR crew get ready for their Event with the Houses of Parliament Outreach service! The group worked with Kym Kitching and Kirsty Wolff from York St John Uni’s … Continue reading
On Wednesday 17th April I was invited to attend the Carers Strategy meeting at the new City of York Council offices, which was interesting to look around. The purpose of the meeting was to see how the Carers Strategy Group … Continue reading
The City of York Children & Young People’s Plan is called ‘Dream Again’. YCR members looked at the plan and discussed the five identified priorities for where extra work is needed. The priorities are: Helping all children and young people … Continue reading
YCR were delighted to be invited to meet with Fliss Wood from the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The meeting had been set up after Liz Langwade from York Carers Centre had met Fliss at the CCG public … Continue reading
YCR were in action again this month at the Inspired Youth offices at YSJ Phoenix Centre. The group came together to look at progress that had been made since the last session. They learned that their work on … Continue reading
YCR were in full effect this week with members coming together to talk about a number of opportunities that are on the horizon. The group members, aged between 9 and 21, met at Inspired Youth’s Offices at York St John … Continue reading
Aidan, Imogen and Emma receive applause from an audience of Headteachers after their informative and challenging presentation! Watch this space for the feedback.
YCR Members Ash, Seb, Amie, Sami, Natatsha and Aidan outside the O2 Arena where they were invited along with many other inspirational young people to represent as Regional V-Award Winners!