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Action for Carers (Oxfordshire) is a local independent charity, working with and for all adult carers throughout the county.

Action for Carers Oxfordshire support adult carers including those bringing up children and young adults with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities.  Our service provides access to information and advice and promotes the well-being and learning of parents and carers. We offer a variety of free opportunities for parents/carers…

Action for Carers Oxfordshire support adult carers including those bringing up children and young adults with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities. 

Our service provides access to information and advice and promotes the well-being and learning of parents and carers.

We offer a variety of free opportunities for parents/carers to spend time on themselves, to relax to meet other carers in similar situations, to learn and be listened to, including:

  • Days out  
  • Information events with advice from professionals
  • Creative sessions
  • Workshops to help you practically at home such as moving someone safely, personal care and first aid, others help maintain your welelbeing such as Mindfullness, building resilience, emotional literacy and aromatherapy.
  • A course to help you when someone you cared for goes into a residential setting or you are bereaved.
  • A financial bursary to help you take up a local leisure and learning part time course such as (but not limited to) watercolours, photography learning a new language (T&Cs apply).
  • Digital Resources provide online information and advice about your rights, working and caring, nutrition and other matters connected to caring.
  • We can also link you to other organisations for help and support.

We also offer opportunities for parents to volunteer for our carers friend role helping support parents who need someone to talk to.  Free DBS check will be undertaken.

Our aim is to improve lives for carers.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Michelle Evans
Contact Position
Development Manager
Telephone
01235 849470
01235 520463
E-mail
michelleevans@carersoxfordshire.org.uk

Where to go

Address
Unit 9 Napier Court
Barton Lane
Abingdon
Oxon
Postcode
OX14 3YT

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Monday to Friday 8.30am until 5.00pm

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
FREE

Availability

Additional Information

Providing services to
Adults
Carers

Last checked on 06/12/2019

Record managed by Oxfordshire Family Information Service

This information has been collected from third party providers and Oxfordshire County Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of the information nor does inclusion represent a recommendation or an endorsement. Parents, carers, young people and professionals are recommended to check that organisations and services are appropriate and safe before they attend.
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