EAC Services Directory

Selby carers' centre

Provider

North Yorkshire County Council.
Selby carers' centre, Ousegate Business Centre Ousegate, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 4NN (view on a map).
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What does it do?
Support for carers. Selby carers' centre is run by the Wilf Ward Family Trust. The trust was
founded in 1986 to give relief to carers through the provision of
residential respite units and day facilities. They support carers with
the demanding tasks they face and are able to tailor-make packages of
support or care, however small or large these need to be.

Some of the services offered by the carers' centre and carers' resource are:
Confidential information, advice, emotional support and representation;
A carer assessment on behalf of North Yorkshire County Council;
Benefits advice;
Regular information by way of circulars, bulletins or newsletters;
Referrals to other specialist support organisations;
Information sessions, courses and other related activities;
Advice on employment;
and Young carers' services for young people who care for a relative, offering
one-to-one support, clubs and new opportunities (provided by Action for
Children in Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale).

The carers' centres and carers' resources work in partnership with carers, carer
groups and other organisations to improve services for carers and
promote their interests.

Who it is for?

The carers' resource provides information, advice and support for carers, no matter what their age, race, religion or needs.

Where it is available?

Local service covering: Selby (North Yorkshire).

What it costs:

The service is free of charge.

How to access or apply for it:

Telephone: 01757 292532
E-mail: selbycarers@wilfward.org.uk
Website: www.wilfward.org.uk

Unit 18
Ousegate Business Centre
Ousegate
Selby
North Yorkshire
YO8 4NN

Classification(s):

Care, Support for carers

Info last updated:

28/09/2011

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Provider

North Yorkshire County Council
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