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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    *AGM ANNOUNCEMENT*
    SCAFT AGM will be held over zoom at 2:30pm on
    Tuesday 2nd March 2021
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    We're investigating whether we can host some online activities for young carers, including a Netflix party night. Unfortunately the Netflix party app (now called Teleparty) requires each participant to have their own Netflix account, so we'd like to see how many of our young carers have access to an account before deciding if it's a viable idea. Please just post a 'yes' comment below if your child/young person would be interested, has access to a Netflix account and you would be willing for them to take part. ... See MoreSee Less

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    We hope everyone has had a safe, if restrained, Christmas and wish you a New Year of fresh opportunities.

    Sadly with the current Covid situation, the school closures, and the expectation that the restrictions will probably soon be upgraded, we have taken the decision to suspend our group sessions until the situation improves, to ensure the safety of our young people, those they care for, and our staff. Please keep an eye out on this page for updates as they happen. We will soon be announcing revised plans to enable young carers to continue to access support remotely.
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    WORK WITH US

    Posted 2 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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    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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