SUPPORTING CARERS AND FAMILIES TOGETHER

"To relieve the social, emotional, mental, physical and educational needs of Carers and their families in the county of Essex through the provision of support, person and group centered interventions, advice, guidance and sign posting to other services as appropriate".

YOUNG CARERS

Who are young Carers?Children aged 18 and under who care, or help care for a relative with: A physical or learning disability...

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ADULT CARERS

Caring is motivated by love and compassion and can be rewarding and fulfilling but emotional and physical demands on you can be...

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REFERRALS

Do you know a carer that may need a bit of help? Fill in our secure referral form and we can provide a range of support.

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VOLUNTEERING

See how you can get involved with SCAFT. View our current paid vacancies and volunteering opportunities here.

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WELCOME TO SCAFT

The object of our organisation is to relieve the social, emotional, mental, physical and educational needs of Carers and their families in the county of Essex through the provision of support, person and group centered interventions, advice, guidance and sign posting to other services as appropriate.

We offer the following carer support:

  • Young Carers aged 6-18
  • Adult Carers

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    Are you a Carer?

    Do you look after or care for a family member, friend or who has:

  • a physical or learning disability
  • mental health condition/illness
  • long term illness/condition including age related issues, HIV and Aids
  • drug and/or alcohol related issues
  • been subject to, or witnessed domestic violence
  • or perhaps cannot cope without some help.
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    Sadly due to staff illness we are having to cancel tonight's Rayleigh secondary young carers group session (Monday 8th July 2024). ... See MoreSee Less
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    All packed up and ready to head home as another YCFM Young Carers Festival adventure comes to a close..... Fun was had by all, and the minibus will probably be filled with snoring all the way home. Huge thanks to those who helped fund it, to those who gave up their weekend to make it happen and to the amazing young people who make it what it is! ... See MoreSee Less
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    Once again, the amazing Big Noise Community Samba Band kick it, to start the opening procession at YCF2024! ... See MoreSee Less
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    Hitting the road for another great adventure, our Young Carers are off to the annual Young Carers Festival once again, courtesy of Cllr Jack Lawmon and Councillor Danielle Belton from Rochford District Council and their fund raising efforts over the past year. ... See MoreSee Less
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    I have to say to all the parents of those young carers who attended the Wellbeing evening tonight, that I am exceptionally proud of each and every one, the feedback from our guests was that they were all polite, well mannered, engaged well and spoke very eloquently about their experiences as young carers and the challenges they face. Thank you to them all. ... See MoreSee Less
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    WORK WITH US

    Posted 5 months ago

    Description: Volunteering with SCAFT (Supporting Carers And Families Together) is an opportunity to have some fun, whilst making a positive contribution to the lives of Young […]

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    Posted 5 months ago

    As part of our  evening respite groups for Young Carers we provide the children/young people with a meal and we are looking for volunteers with a […]

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    charity commision

    SCAFT is registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales as Charity number 1136245 and with Companies House as a Limited company, number 6972805