Off The Record

How should Croydon support its young carers?

Posted on October 31st, by Loren Dixon in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

There are over 300 registered young carers in Croydon, and the likely real figure is much higher

I’m pleased to say that Croydon has made commitments to members of its community who have caring responsibilities, in particular its young carers. The council published a carers strategy in 2008, setting out a number of provisions and steps for their needs and requirements.

The intention is … Read More »

Skycasts: Croydon-based counselling service offers innovative youth mental health workshops

Posted on May 5th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Off the Record Youth Counselling, a service based in Croydon, has launched a new series of free and interactive online workshops called SkyCasts.  These innovative SkyCasts will harness new technologies, shifting young people’s mental health support from psychiatric wards and clinical services in to a dynamic interactive online space. 

Release begins: SkyCasts will be available for all young people aged 14-25 who live, work or study in the … Read More »