News & Media

Keep up to date with what we are doing and what is coming up for carers in Solihull. We also publish anything that we think will be helpful to carers. We have them in categories so you can select what is relevant to you.

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Carers Rights Day 2022

Carers Rights Day is a national event to highlight and campaign for carers' rights. With the cost of living crisis being one of the main concerns for carers we held an information event focussing on this. 

Carers Rights Day 2022

Whether you are a new carer or have been caring for someone for a while, we believe that it’s important that you understand your rights and are able to access the support that is available to you as soon as you need it.

Council to discuss new strategy to support Solihull carers

Solihull Council’s Joint Adults and Children’s Scrutiny Board will discuss a new five-year Carers Strategy at its meeting on Thursday (22 September).

Carers Talk Autumn, Winter 2022

Over the past 6 months we have enjoyed getting back to working face to face with carers in the community and it has been lovely to see many of you joining our carers meet ups and events.

Donations Support Young Carers at Blackwell

For the 9th year running, we ran a BBQ at our Blackwell Residential event for Young Carers aged 8 to 11. The Blackwell event was, again, funded by a wonderful donation of £2,000 from our great friends at Rotary St Alphege.

Donation of £1,000 by Waitrose 

A kind and generous donation of £1,000 by Waitrose Solihull

Peter, a volunteer fundraiser

Peter is a self motivated, unstoppable fundraiser who has sought out and secured funding from diverse sources. He has built and developed positive relationships with funders and donors with incredible results.

Carer’s story in their own words

After contacting the Carers Trust Solihull I was offered an assessment. I found the assessment itself very therapeutic and it had been a very long time since anyone had asked me about myself

Young Carer of the Year 2022

Rebecca Wall was presented with the Young Carer of the Year Dave Henry Award

Young Carers Newsletter Aug22-Dec22

Keep up to date with all of our news, activities and anything else we have been up to in the latest edition of the Solihull Young Carers Newsletter

Donations come in different types

Donations are not just about £’s, Sydney Mitchell Solicitors donate their time and expertise to support carers.

Terry, celebrating years of voluntary service

Terry’s role is crucial as she takes on tasks that free up staff to concentrate on face-to-face work with young carers
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We are enormously grateful to donors of all ages

Our donors and fundraisers are of all ages and we are constantly amazed by their dedication and ingenuity.
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What is it like to be a carer?

Carers in Solihull of all ages talking about their caring roles and how they are supported.
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Young carers in Solihull

Young Carers in Solihull share their experiences of being children with caring responsibilities
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Parent Carers Story, Amy

In her own words...
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Young Adult Carers in Solihull

Young adult carers in Solihull share their experiences of being children with caring responsibilities

Community coming together for carers

2022 marks our 20 year anniversary, we decided to celebrate this with a charity ball and awards night