East Sussex Young Carers

Description

  • Are you at Primary or Secondary School?
  • Aged 5-18?
  • Do you help look after someone at home because they cannot look after themselves?

East Sussex Young Carers support the most vulnerable Young Carers aged 5-18 who are responsible for caring for a family member with a long term illness or disability, prioritising Young Carers caring for a parent with a mental health or drug and alcohol issue.

What does East Sussex Young Carers do?

  • Information, advice, guidance, signposting and advocacy through a single point of contact called the Young Carers Hub. This is available to Young Carers, Families and Professionals.
  • Chill Clubs are dedicated groups in East Sussex for Young Carers to meet each other, talk about their caring role and of course have fun! Chill Clubs are tailored to the nature of the caring role with a focus on hidden Young Carers.
  • East Sussex Young Carers support team provides face to face support to Young Carers individually and to the whole family. The team will be guided by other professionals or keyworkers with the family and will seek out relevant expertise from other professionals for the benefit of the family.
  • Education is essential to a Young Carers development. East Sussex Young Carers offers tailored training and information to schools which will enable them to identify and support Young Carers in house.

Service Details

Locations:
East Sussex
Organisation:
Imago Community
Service Type:
Groups and Clubs
Website:
Client Groups:
  • Young carers
Organisation Sector:
  • Charity

Cost & Availability

Free group / club

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This page was last updated on 31 July 2018

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This page was last updated on 31 July 2018

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Contact Details

Contact Name:
The Hub
Telephone:
0300 777 2011
Email:
info@eastsussexyoungcarers.org.uk