Events are listed on the monthly calendar….

Due to unforeseen circumstances the above is currently down.  Please view this page for any news updates.

NEWS UPDATES and any FUTURE EVENTS  for 2018…………

Our Quiz night held on 17th November was a success.  Due to the high demand we are now running another for April 20th from 7:30pm at Stoneygate Baptist Church, London Road, Leicester.

Contact The Carers Centre for tickets of £10 per team of 4-6.  We can happily add individuals to a team on the night.

Coffee at The Carers Centre…. In Partnership with Virgin London Marathon Runners….The Carers Centre will be running a coffee & cake day from 10:30am on,  save your loose change throughout March to place on our massive sign; Family Carers Matter!!!! We will be running a Book Sale, Tombola, Plants, Guess my name bunny prize.

Mental Health Family Carers Group…..The meeting is open to people from the City, who are carers of a person who has a Mental Health disability or needs additional support due to their mental health. Next Meeting: Thursday 12th April, topic to be confirmed nearer the time. Session Time: 11am – 1pm.

Autism Forum…..The meeting is open to people from the City, County and Rutland.  It is for carers, parents and friends of people who have Autism.  The Forum covers a range of topics covering Autism and Caring.                           Next Meeting: Thursday 22nd March.  Topic: Charging for care in the home under the Care Act 2014. Session Time: 10am – 12:30pm.   Following sessions held on: Thursday 17th May, 20th September.

Leicester Carers Learning Disability Group……. The next meeting will be on Thursday 29th March, Topic to be confirmed,  from 11:00am -1pm at The Carers Centre.  The next meetings are scheduled for – Thursday 21st June, Thursday 25th October.

Carers Self-Help Group….. The next sessions will be on the following days:- Thursdays in February 15th, 23rd. Thursdays in March 1st. Fridays 16th, 23rd.  Fridays in April 13th, 20th, 27th.  All sessions run from 11am – 1pm.

All the above for more information please contact Lindsy or Gill on 0116 251 0999

Prepared to Care with Confidence….Oakham, Rutland – Starting on Thursday 1st February 2018 from 10:00am – 1pm. Voluntary Action Rutland, Rutland Community Hub, Land’s End Way, Oakham, Rutland LE15 6RB

Caring with Confidence…..Coleman Neighbourhood Centre – Starting on Monday 29th January 2018 from 10:00am – 1pm.  Balderstone Close, Leicester LE5 4ES

These sessions for more information please contact Ranjana or Debbie on 0116 2510 999

Social Support Group…..Welcomes all carers who would like to come along and join a group of other carers in a social and relaxed setting.  This can be at a local café, activities group or social day in the park.  We are open to any interests and suggestions you have to share.  Please find the following next dates and times:

March – Friday 2nd Crafty Carers – Due to the extreme weather forecast, this sessions has now been cancelled.

March – Monday 5th  Salt Dough Making 1:30pm at The Carers Centre

March – Wednesday 7th Crafty Carers 1:30pm at The Carers Centre

March – Wednesday 14th Mindfulness 11:00am at The Carers Centre

March – Monday 19th Shopping & Coffee 10:30am at The Range Store, St Margaret’s Way, Leicester LE4 OBT

March – Wednesday 28th Coffee Morning 10:30am at Café Blends, 43 Downing Drive, Evington, Leicester LE5 6LL

April – Wednesday 4th Coffee Morning 10:30am at Never too Latte, Sandhills Avenue, Hamilton, Leicester LE5 1QN

April – Thursday 12th Crafty Carers 11:00am at LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1RE

April – Sunday 22nd Meal at Chef & Spice Resturant 12:30pm at Chef & Spice, 1 Andrewes Street, Leicester LE3 5PG (please note there are only 30 spaces available)

April – Wednesday 25th Refreshments & Games 10:30am at The Carers Centre

April – Monday 30th Fun at the Park 11:00am at Gorse Hill Farm, Anstey Lane, Leicester LE4 OFJ

May – Wednesday 2nd Crafty Carers 1:30pm at The Carers Centre

May – Wednesday 9th Coffee Morning 10:30am at Phoenix Arts Centre, Midland Street, Leicester

May – Tuesday 15th Abbey Park Walk 10:30am at Pay & Display Car Park Abbey Park Road

May – Monday 21st Coffee & Refreshments 10:30am at Bishop Street, Leicester

May – Friday 25th Craft Carers 11:00am at The Carers Centre

All the above for more information please contact Pam or Debbie