“A young carer is child or young person under18 years old, who has a significant caring role for another person, who suffers from physical disability, mental health problems, substance misuse or any other debilitating or long term illness”
Young Carers are a target group for Early Help. They can provide young carers with:
- An assessment of their needs.
- One to one support for young carers with a high level of need.
- Advice to support young carers in their caring role.
- Information about other support services and activities they engage in.