Action for Family Carers

Free Counselling For Unpaid, Family Carers

Action for Family Carers has received funding to provide a free, confidential counselling service where carers can receive individual counselling sessions from qualified counsellors in Essex.

Carers may wish to explore their feelings around:

  • Transitions – going into care, beginning or end of caring role
  • Depression, anxiety, worries or stress about the past, the present or the future
  • Bereavement or other loss, there are many losses which can affect our lives
  • Illness, accident or trauma
  • Shyness, loneliness or difficulties in a social setting
  • Relationship problems, anger, frustration, feeling pressured

All Counsellors working with us are members of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) or equivalent and work within their Ethical Framework. Sessions will last for 50 minutes and will be weekly for six weeks.  To find out more, please contact the Adult Carers Services Manager or team on 01621 851 640.

For a poster please see: AFFC – counselling poster

Chelmsford Carers Support Group

Join Action for Family Carers for support and information and meet other carers over a tea and coffee at The Centre Supporting Voluntary Action, Burgess Well House, Coval Lane, Chelmsford CM1 1FW.

The group meets on the first Tuesday of the month from 2pm to 4pm. Please join us!  To find out more, please contact the Adult Carers Services Manager or team on 01621 851 640.

Dates:

  • 7 Oct 2014
  • 4 Nov 2014
  • 2 Dec 2014
  • 6 Jan 2015
  • 3 Feb 2015
  • 3 Mar 2015
  • 5 May 2015
  • 2 Jun 2015
  • 7 Jul 2015
  • 4 Aug 2015
  • 1 Sep 2015
  • 6 Oct 2015
  • 3 Nov 2015
  • 1 Dec 2015

For a poster please see: AFFC – Chelmsford CVS Support Group 2015 PROGRAMME – dates only

Evening Carers Support Group

Meet other carers and come and join Action for Family Carers for information and support at the Angel Pub, Broomfield Road, Broomfield, CM1 7AH.  

The group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.  Action for Family Carers buy your first drink and there is a varied menu for light meals if required.

Dates:

  • 14 Jan 2015
  • 11 Feb 2015
  • 11 Mar 2015
  • 8 Apr 2015
  • 13 May 2015
  • 10 Jun 2015
  • 8 Jul 2015
  • 12 Aug 2015
  • 9 Sep 2015
  • 14 Oct 2015
  • 11 Nov 2015
  • 9 Dec 2015

To find out more, please contact the Adult Carers Services Manager or team on 01621 851 640.

For a poster please see: AFFC – Angel Evening Carers Support Group DATES FOR 2015

Action For Family Carers

Brickhouse Farm, Poulton Close, Maldon, Essex,CM9 6NG

Tel:  01621 851 640

Fax: 01621 874 817

info@affc.org.uk

www.affc.org.uk

 

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