Newground Returns to Care Network Hub

Newground work across Blackburn supporting people in our local community. They are returning to Care Network Hub this month, with a weekly employment support service offering advice on how to get you into (or back into) work. Find out more... Read more

Celebrating Over 6 Months of Hear Us Heroes

This fantastic group has now been running since June 2023 and everyone involved has had a wonderful time. To highlight the successes and importance of the group, we've decided to look back over the last 6 months or so of Hear Us Heroes... Read more

A New Look For Healthy Homes

New Look... Same Reliable Service. Find out about our updated branding for Healthy Homes here at Care Network - working to provide residents in BwD with expert knowledge, advice & support to help achieve a warm, hazard-free, energy efficient home. Read more

Our Co-Production Efforts in 2023

A detailed look at the key outcomes and strengths from our co-production efforts last year as part of the 'Education through Engagement' progamme, and the sucess of the Champions involved in the project... Read more

Cadent Foundation Funding

Exciting news for Care Network following new funding from the Cadent Foundation. Read on to find out more on how this funding will help to support our Healthy Homes service here at Care Network... Read more

Care Network Wins Local Building Society Grant

We were invited to take part in Skipton Building Society's Community Giving Scheme this year, in which 3 local charities or not-for-profit community groups who make a difference in their area are chosen to receive a cash donation. We were chosen as one of the local causes by the lovely team at the Blackburn Branch... Read more

World Alzheimer's Day

Globally, dementia is one of the biggest challenges we face, with nearly 50 million people living with dementia worldwide. To tackle this international challenge, we need to work together and share best practice with one another. Find out more about support you can access, nationally and here at Care Network... Read more

Steve's Marathon Runs To Raise Funds

Our Chair of Trustees Steve Tingle, is running multiple marathons to raise vital funds and awareness for Care Network. Read more on Steve's amazing feat & see how you can support his inspiring fundraising effort... Read more

Learning Disability and Autism Event

We're launching a new, monthly group to meet and share ideas to help create real change in BwD. This group is for people with lived experience of a Learning Disability and/or Autism, launching June 2023. Please click for full details... Read more

Household Support Scheme

We understand that the cost of living is still affecting many people in BwD. A new phase of the Household Support Scheme starts this month continuing to help people with rising costs. Click to read more on how to apply & eligibility... Read more

Child Safety Week 2023

Child Safety Week is an annual community education campaign, acting as a catalyst for thousands of safety conversations and activities UK-wide. At Care Network, we work with many local families to ensure that parents and children live happy, safe and healthy lives... Read more

Exciting Opportunity To Join Our Team

Looking for a new role or the next step in your career? Join our team! We're all about people – from our growing team of skilled staff to our talented volunteers, wonderful customers, supportive partners, and knowledgeable trustees. If you’re looking to expand your skills, make lasting connections, and be supported by a vibrant, trustworthy team, then Care Network is for you... Read more

Digital Lifelines Awards

Our first ever Digital Lifelines course is a success! We have been running a series of sessions supporting people with autism and learning disabilities to learn computer and mouse skills, build their confidence online and help with accessing digital services... Read more

Warm Hubs in Blackburn with Darwen 2023

Warm Hubs offer a safe and friendly place for local people to visit. Take a look at where you can find your local Warm Hub in BwD, open to all in our community. Read more

Care Network Celebrates Huge Success of Community Champions Project

We recently came together and held a special celebration event at Blackburn Library, highlighting the successful completion of the 2022 Community Champions Project... Read more

Behind The Scenes: 2022 Is A Wrap!

Happy New Year to you all! We're happily fed and rested following the Christmas break, and wanted to share some highlights from behind the scenes over the festive period, that brought a challenging but successful 2022 to a close... Read more

Care Network Awarded 3 Year Contract to Support Safe and Warm Homes

New figures show 10,000 households in our borough are suffering from fuel poverty. That number is set to double in the cost of living crisis. The statistic is revealed by BwD's Director of Public Health in a decision to award a new contract for the borough's Safe and Warm Homes Service to Care Network Read more