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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    As we shut up shop for the Festive period, we'd like to thank everyone, on behalf of our young carers, for their support over the past year, particularly our stalwart volunteers. We couldn't do what we do without everyone's input, it is a real Team effort.We'd like to wish all our young carers and their families a Very Merry Christmas and hope that as we see the New Year arrive it brings better things for you all. ... See MoreSee Less
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    If anyone is looking to find warmth and companionship over this often difficult time the following places are offering help. ... See MoreSee Less
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    It's Limbo time at the Secondary Young Carers Christmas Disco! Paaarty! ... See MoreSee Less
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    We know that many of our young carers enjoy writing stories, this might be an opportunity to share your work. ... See MoreSee Less
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    WORK WITH US

    Posted 4 years 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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    Posted 4 years 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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