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Young Carers Awareness Day 2020

Young Carers Awareness Day is an annual event, organised by Carers Trust, and is taking place on Thursday 30th January 2020.

Every day across the UK thousands of young people help to look after someone in their family, or a friend, who is ill, disabled or misuses drugs or alcohol.

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Support Carers FIRST in 2020

Carers FIRST currently receives funding from Essex and Lincolnshire County Councils, Medway Council, and the London Boroughs of Waltham Forest, Hackney, Newham & Haringey Councils and from Grants and Trusts. However, raising funds to run events and much needed respite activities for Carers remains challenging. We therefore rely on donations from groups and individuals as well as organised events.

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Christmas Information for Carers

Carers FIRST will close on Christmas Eve at 3.30pm. On 27th, 30th and 31st December, we will have a small staff team working who can pick up on any urgent issues. Click here to find out more information on local support available this Christmas

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