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Big Norfolk Summer Fun 5th August 2020

Keep the kids busy, active and learning while you’re staying at home more this summer with our Big Norfolk Summer Fun activities for children! There’s loads to do including a mega 30-day fitnes...

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Norfolk Serious Case Review published today

A serious case review into the death of a Norfolk child has recommended multi-agency work to look at the guidance around the safe use of stairgates. (scroll down to access the report) Child AH di...

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Opportunity for Young Carers only from Norwich City Community Sports Foundation 30th July 2020

Thanks to our partners at Norwich City Community Sports Foundation, Carers Matter are delighted to offer you an opportunity which may be of interest to some of your young carers (particularly if they ...

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Summer Holiday Childcare and Activities Programmes 20th July 2020

Click here to read the Summer Activity Bulletin for 2020 produced by the Community Focus East team. Click here to read the Summer Provision statement from Norfolk County Council and and Family Lea...

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Kooth – Online counselling for 11-25 year olds 16th July 2020

Kooth is the newly commissioned online counselling service for 11 – 25 yr olds in Norfolk & Waveney. Since it was launched in May, an increasing amount of young people have accessed the servi...

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Research involvement opportunity for Young Adult Carers 8th July 2020

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE INVOLVED IN RESEARCH INTO CARER WELLBEING? Kate Stewart is conducting research on supporting wellbeing in young adult carers using an online intervention and is looking to invo...

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Hope Programme for Parent Carers of autistic children

“Caring Together, Carers Trust Heart of England and Northamptonshire Carers have partnered with Hope For The Community CIC to run online Hope Programme courses to support parents of autistic childre...

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SafeToNet 26th June 2020

The SafeToNet Foundation is providing one million free-for-life licenses of the SafeToNet mobile safety app for UK families in order to help keep the nation’s children safe online. The app uses a...

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Domestic Abuse Webinar and translated campaign materials

We would like to draw your attention to the following campaign materials and an event being delivered to those in the county from the beauty industry. #YouAreNotAlone published by the Government ...

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Hold Still national project for Young Carers 11th June 2020

“The Children’s Society and The National portrait gallery have linked up for their ‘Hold Still’ project. They are inviting Young Carers from across the country to submit a photo from a da...

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