Kool Carers received High Sheriffs Cup Award!!





Amy completed her social work student placement with the charity and during this time she became a very valued member of the sessional team. Whilst working for the Local Authority, as a qualified social worker, Amy continued to work as a sessional worker for Kool Carers. Amy was recently employed full time by the charity as a Family Support Worker. Amy is extremely passionate in her role and always goes over and above to secure the most positive outcomes for the families that she works alongside. Her dedication and commitment to her role is truly inspirational. She is extremely creative and has the ability to think outside the box. She has a unique ability to form positive relationships with everyone she works with, she has earnt the respect of young carers and staff alike and is a wonderful role model to not only all the young carers, but also the LGBTQIA+ community.  Well done Amy, you are so deserving of this award.
Rachel Tungate (CEO)



Essex Active Awards

Kool Carers we’re nominated and won under the category of “Active and Inclusive” 



Basildon Activity Awards

We are delighted to announce another award this evening. Kool Carers we’re nominated for the Basildon Activity Awards under the category of ”Active and Inclusive Award” – An individual, organisation or group that has has had an impact on a community such as those living with a disability, from an ethnically diverse background, or another underrepresented group. They will have helped to advance their interest and participation in physical activity, ensuring the opportunity is inclusive and accessible.

We don’t do it for the glory, but it’s wonderful to be recognised and raise more awareness of what we do 😊❤️😊






       Kool Carers are honoured to receive the

Gold Standard

      For the delivery of Quality Youth Work from the    

                              Essex Youth Service 



Highly Commended in the National Children and Young People Now – 2021

Dear Rachel and all the staff and trustees at Kool Carers,

We just wanted to say a massive congratulations from all of us at Essex Youth Service.  We are so proud that you received Highly Commended in the National Children and Young People Now awards last night.  We cannot stress enough how much this is a credit to ALL the amazing work you do at Kool Carers and the wonderful partnerships you have with your partners.

We nominate quite a few groups for these awards every year and it is a massive accomplishment to even be shortlisted, so to receive Highly Commended is amazing and we are so happy you have been recognised for the work you do with not just children and young people but also the whole family.

Congratulations, keep doing the amazing work you do for the young carers and their families.

Enjoy celebrating!

Claire, Pippa and everyone at Essex Youth Service

Claire Love | District Youth and Community Commissioner

Youth Service, Essex County Council

Basildon Council 2018 Volunteer Awards – Volunteer Project Winner