Needs and aspirations

Needs & Aspirations is a project facilitated by Nene Valley Community Action (NVCA). This project gives a wide range of activities for Carers both training and leisure. Read more

Carers Sitting Service

The Carers Sitting services uses volunteers to provide low-level support e.g. befriending; where appropriate accompanying to external activities, to residents of Northamptonshire. In doing so, some time away from the caring role for can be provided for a Carer. Read more

CarerSmart discounts for carers

CarerSmart is a club from Carers Trust, the UK’s largest Carers charity, and is open to Carers, people with care needs and staff and volunteers across the Carers Trust network. Joining is easy and free, once you’re a member, you can benefit from a wide range of offers Read more

Emergency respite service

The aim of this service is to provide emergency breaks and rapid response support to carers at short notice, to deal with emergency situations or to prevent a crisis from occurring. The service also provides support for one off appointments and events to offer the carer more support and flexibility to deal with life’s unexpected events. Read more

Deluxe Caravan, Respite for Carers

A week away in Suffolk for carers & their families Read more

Carers Ukulele Group

The sound of a ukulele brings up images of far-away tropical beaches: sun on your face, cocktail in hand. Or stuck in a trench with George Formby. Either way our Carers Ukulele group is a relaxing way to socialise with other Carers, relax and learn an instrument. Read more

Carers choir

We are really proud of our Carers Choir. Not only does it allow Carers to socialise once a week but they make the occasional star appearances. Don't tell anyone but singing is also a great breathing exercise which can help with relaxation. Read more