There are 3 ways you can help support local carers via Carer Ventures Ltd:

You can donate

Items can be dropped off at any of the charity shops or NEWCIS offices. We also have a collection service for larger donations. If you would like to request a collection, please ring the charity shop on 01352 250148.

We can take most items which are of a saleable quality, and are always on the look out for ladies clothing, toys and furniture.

There are a number of items we cannot sell, including:

  • Any safety equipment including car seats, helmets, harnesses, fire fighting equipment, life jackets, etc.
  • Soft toys without CE label
  • Gas appliances
  • Oil lamps
  • Cigarette lighters and cigarette lighter refill canisters
  • Knives and scissors
  • Used pillows and duvets (except pillow cases, duvet covers and mattress covers)
  • Cushions, cushion covers and tailored furniture covers (unless fire label is attached)
  • Candles without instructions
  • Fireworks
  • Electric blankets
  • Sunbeds and tanning equipment
  • Power tools without instructions and petrol or diesel fuelled garden equipment
  • Swords, sword sticks, crossbows
  • Guns and ammunition (including replica guns, unless obviously toys)
  • Oil filled radiators (not supplied with a thermostat)
  • Ovens with glass doors
  • Inflatable dinghies and inflatable toys for water
  • Home recorded DVDs, video and audio tapes, computer games and software
  • Shavers, foot spas etc. (unless in mint condition, sealed box)
  • Perishable goods, food, drink, medication including vitamins
  • Cleaning agents, solvents, adhesives
  • Items made from ivory

Due to various regulations we are not allowed by law to take these items and disposal costs are incurred with goods we cannot sell. If you need any advice about what we can and can’t take, please do not hesitate to get in touch. 

You can buy items from the shop

We also have an online shop on eBay. There is a delivery service available for larger items.

You can volunteer

Julie or Karen the NEWCIS are the NEWCIS Volunteer Co-ordinators, they will talk you through the volunteering options available that meet your requirements of the time you are able to give. Julie or Karen can be contacted on 01352 752525 or email.

"You can buy items from the shop, volunteer or donate!"