1. Mental Health Awareness in Torbay

    One of our Young Adult Carers volunteered with Bright Futures Upbeat at a Mental Health Awareness drop-in in Torbay in March. A great opportunity for us to interact with students and staff and other agencies. We look forward to working with the University Centre again.
  2. Partnership Working with Devon Partnership NHS Trust

    Partnership working with Devon Partnership NHS Trust Young Adult Carers had their voices heard, taking part in the Devon Partnership NHS Trust ‘Carers and Families Strategy’.  Bright Futures Upbeat worked in partnership with Devon Partnership Trust, to deliver a focus group, enabling Young Adult Carers to have their views and...
  3. Young Carers in Devon receive a double funding boost!

    TTVS is delighted to announce it has been awarded two major grants worth over half a million pounds that will improve the lives of young carers aged 5-24 in Devon. TTVS is a Bideford based charity who have been providing a range of services to vulnerable people In Torridge for...
  4. Bright Futures Final Evaluation

    As the end of this current project draws near we have commissioned a Final Evaluation, it reflects the great work Bright Futures has achieved and will hopefully help us to gain further funding to continuing this work. Read the full report here: Bright Futures Final Evaluation Report January 2017
  5. Better Bursary Campaign

    The Better Bursary Campaign is lead by Carers Trust. The aim of the campaign is to give young adult carers better access to the 16-19 Bursary, which provides funding to help with the costs of staying in learning, such as books, equipment and travel. Please click here to find out...
  6. Success! Membership to the British Youth Council

    Success! Membership to the British Youth Council. The Bright Futures Young Carers Council is now a member of the British Youth Council. The British Youth Council is in an excellent position to move forward in supporting and representing a wider and more diverse membership than ever, with a range of...
  7. Help us Help Carers in Work

    Bright Futures is creating a kitemark to encourage businesses to employ carers. To do this we need to understand the experiences of Young Adult Carers at work. Please take 5 minutes to complete the questionnaire, which you can download below. You can return by post to: Bright Futures 14 Bridgeland...
  8. Welcome to Our New Website

    Welcome to the new Bright Futures Website. Over the coming weeks we will be adding content and updating the news section. Please keep coming back for updates and more information or email brightfutures@carewise.org.uk or call 01237 420141.  

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  • August 9, 2018Bright Futures Upbeat Drop In
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