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Young Carers FIRST

If you are a Young Carer who lives in Medway, you can access our Medway Young Carers Project - Young Carers FIRST

The Medway Young Carer project aims to support young people aged 5 to 18 who are in a caring role by offering them support and the opportunity to have a break from their caring role and meet others who are in a similar situation.

A Young Carer is someone aged between 5 and 18 who cares for someone. The person they care for could be a parent, grandparent or a sibling with special needs.

Following referral to Carers FIRST an assessment is done in the family home so the Young Carer Team can see a true picture of the situation the Young Carer faces and can suggest some support.


To register as a Young Carer or for more information please:

   phone our Carers Hub on 0300 303 1555
  email us at YoungCarers@carersfirst.org.uk
  visit our facebook page

Young Carers FIRST is funded by Medway Council and Children in Need

 
 
If you want to find out when our next Young Carer Clubs are,click here........

Visit our Carers Voice area to take a look at 3 films young carers have made about their lives.

If you are aged 16 or over, you may want to take a look at our Young Adult Carers page for more information about what other support you may be able to access, click here.....
     
       
If you are a young carer who lives in Kent, you can access support by contacting Kent Young Carers by calling them on 0300 111 1110  or emailing them at info@kentyoungcarers.org.uk

If you are a young carer who lives in Lincolnshire, you can access support by contacting Lincolnshire Young Carers Service by calling them on 01522 553275 ot emailing them at youngcarers@lincolnshire.gcsx.gov.uk. Click for more information >>

 
 
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