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We Love Carers Awards 2023

We are so proud of our Dudley Carers Wellbeing Service and the carers of all ages that they support who were winners or highly commended in multiple categories at the Carers Awards, hosted by We Love ...

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Celebrating Carers Week 2023!

This Carers Week (5th – 11th June) saw hundreds of unpaid carers from across Sandwell and the Black Country come together to take part in events and activities organised by Crossroads as a thank...

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Recognising and Supporting Carers

Thousands of unpaid family carers in the West Midlands could be missing out on vital payments and support as cost-of-living crisis bites This week (5 to 11 June) is Carers Week and Crossroads Caring f...

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Carers Week 2023

We will be supporting Carers Week (5 – 11 June 2023) again this year. Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges that unpaid carers face and recognise the...

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Making Time for Young Carers on Young Carers Action Day

To celebrate Young Carer’s Action Day (15.03.22), Dudley Young Carers (DYC) hosted a fantastic event at The Source youth centre in Kingswinford to showcase to young carers and their families fro...

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Carers Trust survey reveals devastating impact on young carers

New Carers Trust survey reveals devastating double whammy of cost-of-living crisis and increasing intensity of caring responsibilities on children and young adults   “I’d love to have k...

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Thank you Tipton Christmas Tree of Light Appeal

Crossroads was very pleased to recently accept a kind donation of £600 from the Tipton Christmas Tree of Light Appeal, organised by the Tipton Civic Society. The appeal, which ran over the festive per...

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Census findings on unpaid care

Today the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published data from the 2021 census on unpaid care in England and Wales. Responding to the census data findings, Carers Trust’s CEO, Kirsty McHugh ...

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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...