Young Carers

Are you a Young Carer?

Are you under 18?  Do you look after or help to look after someone at home who is disabled, sick, elderly, experiencing mental health problems or unable to look after themselves for some other reason?  If so, you are probably a young carer.

Support Available

There is a lot of support out there for Young Carers. If you are caring for someone at home, go to see Mrs C Long so she can arrange for support to help you. You can get involved with the Young Carer’s Project where you will get an opportunity to have a break from your caring responsibilities. You will be able to get involved in social and leisure activities and will be given practical and emotional support. The important thing, is that you don’t have to go through this alone.

If you are a parent of a young carer and are experiencing difficulties in getting to school for parent's evenings alternative arrangements can be made. Any queries please contact Mrs C Long on 01443 479199 or LongC47@hwbmail.net.

Look out for information about Young Carers Support on the displays around school or check out the school website.

You can also contact RCT Young Carers Support –           

Call: 01443 668839

Text : 07824496485

Email : youngcarerssupportteam@rctcbc.gov.uk

Further information can also be found by clicking on the links below -

Young Carers link:  http://www.rctcbc.gov.uk/EN/Resident/ChildrenandFamilies/YoungCarersSupport/YoungCarersSupport.aspx

Young Adult Carers link: http://www.rctcbc.gov.uk/EN/Resident/AdultsandOlderPeople/Caringforotherpeople/YoungAdultCarers.aspx