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Unpaid family carers experiencing unprecedented financial hardship

Carers Trust research reveals unpaid family carers experiencing unprecedented financial hardship with many now using food banks A new survey of carers from across the UK provides a stark assessment of...

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Introducing the Crossroads Carers Card

Crossroads is an official partner of Carers Card UK, a nationally recognised ID card for unpaid carers. The Crossroads Carers ID Card helps you prove you’re an unpaid carer. Being able to officially c...

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Have you Nominated yet?!

We’re very pleased to announce that the winner of our recent quarterly Crossroads Champion Award is Meagan McGroarty, Care Support Worker! Pictured here with Michelle Oseland, Registered Manager and A...

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Carers Week 2022

Carers Week (6 – 12 June 2022) is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges that unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities...

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Celebrating Young Carers Action Day 2022

To celebrate Young Carer’s Action Day (16.03.22), Dudley Young Carers hosted a fantastic event last night to showcase to young carers and their family members from across Dudley, how the team an...

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One in three Young Carers, lonely, stressed and isolated

Young Carers Action Day 2022 A survey to mark Young Carer’s Action Day reveals how an alarming lack of support, coupled with a dramatic rise in time spent caring, is leaving thousands of young c...

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Tracey Secures Funding to Support Young Carers in Dudley

We would like to give a great big, heartfelt ‘thank you!’ to member of our Dudley Young Carers team, Tracey Dalloway, who has recently secured £19,000 of funding for the Dudley Young Carers service! T...

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Kind-hearted Joshua Raises Over £500 for Dudley Young Carers

Joshua, age 11, from Halesowen helps to care for his younger brother Ollie, age 7, who has autism. On the lead up to Christmas 2021, generous Joshua organised a raffle to win a hamper full of goodies ...

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Dementia Bus Comes to Sandwell

Partners of the provider collaborative, Sandwell Community Dementia Service, along with healthcare professionals and local Councillor Suzanne Hartwell, had the opportunity to feel what it might be lik...

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Carers Rights Day 2021

Every year Carers Rights Day, an initiative from Carers UK, encourages unpaid carers to find out about their rights and how to get the help and support they need. This year Carers Rights Day is on Thu...