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We are delighted to announce Crossroads Care and Coventry Carers Centre are merging to provide a one stop shop to support Carers.

To celebrate the merger the new charity will be called Carers Trust, Heart of England and our aim is to support carers and those they care for with advice, information, training and practical support through the provision of breaks.

Carers Trust Heart of England will continue to provide all the services that each charity has always delivered but will also develop new services carers have told us they need.  This is an exciting time for all of our staff as we move ahead into the second half of the current decade.  We will continue to use our combined expertise to reach out to every family carer in Coventry and Warwickshire to ensure  carers are aware of the support they may be entitled to and ensure we are providing individualized services to meet their needs and the needs of the person they care for.  Watch this space as we develop our new website!!!!

Crossroads Care

Crossroads Care Coventry & Warwickshire has been providing a range of services to people in need of help, support and respite since 1974. Our ethos is to help and support those in need of care services in any way we possibly can with an approach that is both professional and sympathetic whilst maintaining the dignity and self-respect of our customers.

Our fully trained and highly qualified Care Support Workers have many years experience of looking after other peoples loved ones, so you can be assured you’re in safe hands.

Carers Centre

If you are looking for advice and support for services to meet the needs of carers please click on this website http://www.coventrycarers.org.uk/They can help talk you through any issues you may have and point you in the right direction. 

If anyone should be interested in joining the Carers Trust Heart of England team, we have various job vacancies available at the moment.

 

Carers Trust Heart of England 200 Club

Would you like to help raise funds for Carers Trust Heart of England and have a chance of winning a cash prize?
If yes, why don’t you become a member of our exclusive 200 Club?

It’s a ‘win, win’ situation you have a great chance to win money and raise funds to support carers.

Membership forms are available at: Carers Trust Heart of England Office at 3 City Arcade, Coventry CV1 3HX or call 02476632972 or visit the website www.coventrycarers.org.uk

See poster for more details.here>

Carers Trust Heart of England Fundraising Events

Just to update you about the upcoming Fundraising events that you might be interested to take part in.

It is great to take part and help Carers Trust Heart of England as a charity, whether you buy tickets or help at an event or donate tombola raffle prizes, all support is really appreciated. All money we raise enables us to continue to provide our services for informal carers and the person they care for who may not otherwise receive support.

    

 

What are you waiting for? Come along and support Carers Trust Heart of England and your local community and have a great time with us.

If you would like to buy tickets or help out at any of the above. Please email at araial@carerstrusthofe.org.uk or call the office on 02476258816 and  we will be glad to provide you  with further information.

 

We are looking for:

Volunteers to join our fundraising team

More information is avaliable on our 'get involved' section of the website. 

Care Support Staff for Rugby and Coventry Areas

Domestic assistants for Coventry

More information is avaliable on our 'working for us' section of the website along with all application forms.

Jackie Turnbull Leaving STARS

On the 9th of May we said an emotional goodbye to Jackie Turnbull who has managed Stars for the past 18 years.

Jackie will be missed very much by the Stars staff and the children and young adults with disabilities who attend the respite sessions at the AT7 Sports Centre on a Saturday morning and their informal carers/ parents. Whilst working for Stars Jackie has also worked at Hawkesbury Special Needs School and also worked with the Children's Disability Team supporting parents and carers of children with disabilities.

Jackie has been an integral part of the continuation of Stars, assisting with fund raising and ensuring every opportunity has been used to promote Stars. She has built excellent relationships with the informal carers/ parents of those who attend the sessions, and become a friend to many, offering a listening ear, advice and signposting informal carers/ parents in the right direction when they have required extra support or information. During the sessions at the AT7 Sports Centre Jackie has ensured each attendee enjoyed their time at Stars whilst receiving the individual support they required.

May we take this opportunity to say a really huge thank you to Jackie for her unstinting support over the last 18 years. Jackie really has made a difference and helped so many children and young adults along with their informal carers/ parents. I am sure you will all join me in wishing Jackie well in the future. 

                                                                                           

Coventry Fun Run 2015

Do you enjoy running and would like to raise funds for charity?

Then Carers Trust Heart of England needs you!

We are looking for individuals, families or groups who would like to join the Coventry Fun Run 2015 and to have fun whilst raising money for Carers Trust Heart of England!

The sponsorship money you raised will enable a local carer to have a much needed respite time from the caring role.

If you are interested please ring Araial on 02476 258816 or email araial@carerstrusthofe.org.uk

For further details see event poster below or visit the link https://www.coventryfunrun.co.uk/ to register.

               

 

Positive Images Multicultural Festival 2015

Positive Images festival is celebrating it's 21st anniversary this year and will be hosting the Community Information Fair as part of the Festival celebrations on Thursday 18th June 2015 from 10am to 4pm. The fair is located in the heart of the city centre and features 12 marquees with 24 stalls offering a great opportunity for you to find out about the work of local community groups and other organisations as well as the services they offer to the people of Coventry.  

Please see leaflet here>

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