A Young Carer is a young person aged 18 years old and under who care for a parent or sibling who have a physical disability, mental health issues, learning difficulty or substance misuse.
A Young Carer might have these responsibilities:
Impacts on a Young Carer:
Drop in session – All Young Carers Welcome – (Pop in and see us)
Drop in session are available to all Young Carers every Monday lunchtime (13:05hrs to 13:35hrs) in the Community Hub. These sessions are run by Young Carers, Mrs J. Vickers and Jack Traylen from Gosport and Fareham Young Carers (KIDS). Refreshments are available in these sessions and are where Young Carers can come along and spend time to; chat, play board games, complete homework, eat their lunch and bring a friend to spend time with.
There is also a Young Carers message box in the foyer outside the Progress office. This is for Young Carers to put any messages or comments they would like to pass to Mrs J. Vickers (Young Carers school lead) or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Signposting and Further Information