Young Carers

Watch Young Carer, Tia's story on BBC North West in the run up to BBC Children in Need 3

Watch Young Carer, Tia’s story on BBC North West in the run up to BBC Children in Need

One of our young Carers, Tia helps to looks after her two-year-old brother, Toby who has spent the past two years in and out of hospital and needs 24-hour care after being born with breathing problems. She was featured on BBC North West on 11th November and thanked Blackpool Carers’ for their support. BBC Children …

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Young Adult Carer

Carers Trust release new survey for 12-24 year old Young Carers, who support someone with a drinking problem…please complete and help to influence decision makers…closing date 5 July 2021!

Carers Trust are asking all unpaid young and young adult carers (aged 12-24), who support someone with a drinking problem in England to complete their new survey. Results will be used to: Help influence decision makers like the government. Highlight the needs of young carers and young adult carers in the media and on social …

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Julia and Hans Rausing Trust

Youth Centre Recovery Fund will make a better life for our young carers…thank you so much!

We are delighted to be supported by the Julia and Hans Rausing Trust Youth Centre Recovery Fund which will contribute to the continued delivery of our provision for young carers from the age of 5. This essential service ensures that children who are providing care to loved ones are able to access time away from …

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16th March 2021 is Young Carers Action Day - listen to some of our young Carers' life experiences in the first of our monthly podcasts 4

16th March 2021 is Young Carers Action Day – listen to some of our young Carers’ life experiences in the first of our monthly podcasts

To celebrate young and young adult carers on Young Carers Action Day 2021, we have released a special podcast titled: “Protecting our Futures: Skills young and young adult carers possess as a result of their caring roles.”  This broadcast is the first in a series of Blackpool Carers’ monthly podcasts titled “Who Cares; A Young Carers …

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One of our amazing young carers, Neive featured on The Mental Health Family Hour 6

One of our amazing young carers, Neive featured on The Mental Health Family Hour

We were really proud to be part of the Change Talks Mental Health Family Hour webcast on 28th July, talking all things young carers! It was great to be joined by young carer, Neive, who looks after her mum and, like all of our young carers, is a truly remarkable young person! Please get in …

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