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Important information: Our building on Shields Road is closed until further notice. Staff are working from home and we will be offering the best service we can during these difficult times.
Young carers might do extra jobs at home, including:
Being a young carer can have a big impact on a young person's health, social life and education.
Many young carers struggle to juggle their school work and caring which can cause them lots of stress. Young carers often have less free time compared to other children to take part in social activities.
Young Carers: Who are they? What do they do? - Carers Trust poster
Young carers are a particularly vulnerable group during lockdown and many of them are disadvantaged by home learning due to family illness or disability, and additional pressures at home. Education staff can help and make a big difference - Top Tips for Supporting Young Carers in Education During Covid-19
This is Charlie. Do you look after someone like Charlie does?... our postcard for young carers.
We provide individual and group support for young carers, as well as advice for their family.
You can email us at email@example.com
You can like us on Facebook/NewcastleCarers
You can follow us on Twitter @NCLCarers
You can text us on 07874 100043
You can phone us on 0191 275 5060, Monday to Friday, 9am -5pm (we are closed on bank holidays)
If you are a professional working with a young carer and you would like to make a referral for a Young Carers Assessment, please download our referral form from the Related Documents.
For guidance about making a referral for a Young Carers Assessment please click here.