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VASL Annual Review 2019 now out

VASL (Voluntary Action South Leicestershire), the charity behind Support for Carers, has just released its annual review for 2019. Read it by clicking HERE

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VASL, the charity behind Support for Carers, is seeking Trustees

Do you want to make a difference to those in need in your community? Do you have some time to give to your local charity? Do you have skills and experience that you can share with us? VASL is a charity based at Torch House near the Leisure Centre in Market Harborough. We provide a range of excellent services to the communities of Harborough District, including: Social transport for those with mobility problems Community Champions for isolated, older people My Mind Matters to support and advise people with concerns about their mental health A group for young carers We also...

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Carers Rights Day

Come down to our offices at Torch House, Torch Way, Northampton Road, Market Harborough LE16 9HL on Thursday 21st November where we're holding an information event for carers. Standholders will include Healthwatch, PoWher, Enrych, Warm Homes, I-Form Legal, the Carers Assessment team from LCC, Age UK, Harborough Lifeline, Care Home Selection and Nic Tate-Bohannon, the LAC for Market Harborough and many more. The event is on from 10:30am - 12:30pm. No need to stay for the whole lot, just drop in and out as you feel like it. Plenty of parking at the Rugby Club car park.

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Waitrose Carers Cafe change of date

Please note that Market Harborough Waitrose has changed the date of the Carers Cafe to be 4-weekly instead of monthly. Dates for the rest of 2019 are: Sunday 11th August Sunday 8th September Sunday 6th October Sunday 3rd November Sunday 1st December

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Free access to Jointly app

Did you know that as a Leicestershire carer, you can download the Jointly smartphone app for free via Leicestershire County Council? Developed by Carers UK, Jointly is a care co-ordination app, particularly useful if two or more people are sharing the care for someone. Here’s a YouTube video of the app in action https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJxA_E8l81I You can sign up here https://carersdigital.org/local/iomad_signup/signup.php using this free access code DGTL7729  or access via the LCC website, https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/…...

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Support for Carers Leicestershire is funded by Leicestershire County Council. However, we rely on donations to enhance the services we provide for carers in the area. If you would like to support us please contact us.