Take a Break Scotland

Take a Break Scotland

Scottish Government funded Take a Break Scotland administered by Family Fund, opened for applications on Tuesday 3rd May 2022 and will remain open until 5:00pm on Monday 20th June 2022. This has to be arranged by a carer or cared for individual only, and cannot be...
Carers Allowance

Carers Allowance

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has issued a new ‘easy-read’ guide to Carer’s Allowance, a payment for people who spend at least 35 hours each week providing regular care to someone who has a disability or medical condition. The guidance on the GOV.UK...
Carers Trust – Living Safely this Winter

Carers Trust – Living Safely this Winter

Today Carers Trust have launched the new COVID-19 ‘Living Safely This Winter’ Campaign. This campaign builds on from our ‘Living Safely For All Of Us’ campaign by re-emphasising the need for us all to live safely this winter through key COVID safety behaviours in...
Flu And Covid-19 Vaccine Booster

Flu And Covid-19 Vaccine Booster

Online Booking Portal For The Flu And Covid-19 Vaccine Booster For Unpaid Carers From 10am on Monday, carers will be able to book their flu and COVID-19 booster vaccine at: https://www.nhsinform.scot/carersregister Or by calling 0800 030 8013. They will need their...
COVID-19 Vaccine 12 to 15 Year Olds

COVID-19 Vaccine 12 to 15 Year Olds

COVID-19 Vaccine Programme Update Carers Trust Scotland It’s important for children and young people and their parents or carers to discuss getting the COVID-19 vaccine and come to a decision together. The COVID-19 vaccine has been found to be safe and effective in 12...
Fool On

Fool On

Recovery Through The Performing Arts Fool On was started by a group of individuals who had a lived experience of a mental health issue. They also shared an interest in the performing arts. Creative writing, Comedy and Music had played a part in promoting positive...
Scottish Young Carers Festival

Scottish Young Carers Festival

#SYCF2021 is LIVE! Calling all young carers & young adult carers to check out @CarersTrustScot 2021 Festival webpage! Explore workshops to develop your skills, learn more about support available, or simply take some time for you! Get involved here!...
LGBT Youth Scotland

LGBT Youth Scotland

We are Scotland’s national charity for LGBTI young people, working with 13–25 year olds across the country. We also deliver the LGBT Charter programme to schools, organisations and businesses. Our goal is to make Scotland the best place to grow up for lesbian, gay,...
Unpaid Carers Covid-19 Support

Unpaid Carers Covid-19 Support

Last week, the Scottish Government made the decision to close the COVID-19 unpaid carers’ portal. You may already be aware with this decision, but to ensure there is support via as many channels to unpaid carers as possible, Scottish Government have asked we share the...
Keeping Caring Visible & Valued

Keeping Caring Visible & Valued

North Lanarkshire Carers Together are hosting an event as part of Carers Week – “Keeping Caring Visible & Valued” in partnership with Lanarkshire weight management services, NL/SL Young Carers project & Nurture Scotland The majority of unpaid carers, young...