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.
  • FACEBOOK FEED

    As many of you will know we have been attempting to maintain our Adult Carers service against a background of severely reduced funding. It is with great regret that we have to announce that this Fridays Adult Carers Café in Rayleigh will be the last café in both Rochford or Rayleigh, for the foreseeable future. Following falling attendances and the difficulties in attracting funding the Board took the decision to suspend the café meetings until adequate resources could be found to deliver a full and effective service.☹️ ... See MoreSee Less

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    1 month ago

    SCAFT - Supporting Carers & Families Together

    We would like to Congratulate our Young Carer Support Worker, Louise, as she receives her degree today, a well earned reward for several years of hard study and supporting our young people at the same time🏆🎖🎉 ... See MoreSee Less

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    We're pleased to announce that thanks to the generosity of BBC Children in Need we will be able to continue and expand our One2One support work in the districts schools for another two years. ... See MoreSee Less

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    Some of our young people setting off to the Young Carers Festival ... See MoreSee Less

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    WORK WITH US

    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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    Job Description   Job Title:      Session Worker Descriptive: With a primary task of supporting the Session Leader to deliver our evening youth sessions to Young […]

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    Job Description   Job Title:      Session Worker Descriptive: With a primary task of supporting the Session Leader to deliver our evening youth sessions to Young […]

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