Barnardos offer a range of services and support mechanisms for young carers, they include:
Address: Barnardos, 24 Colquitt Street, Liverpool, L14DE
Tel: 0151 708 7323
Support, training and a social network are offered to help young carers to meet with other young carers. Aims to increase their well being and future employment and provides essential day to day information.
Caring Alone is a free online support and social service for young carers aged 16-30. Caring Alone provides help, information and support to those caring for somebody with health needs such as a mental or physical disability and drug or alcohol use. To access the help on offer young carers must register online.
Young carers referred here can benefit from:
Address: River Alt Resource Centre, Woolfall Health Avenue, Huyton, L36 3YE
Tel: 0151 443 5785
St Helens Carers Centre provides a wide range of services to all carers (including young carers). The centre aims to be a one-stop shop for carers in the area and upon registration (available online, via telephone or at the centre), the services / information available for carers include:
Address: 31-35 Baldwin Street, St Helens, WA10 2RS
Adult Carers. Tel: 01744 675 615
Young Carers: Tel: 01744 677 279
Mersey Care NHS Trust works in partnership with a number of organisations to provide young carers with an environment that is mutually beneficial to both the carer and the service user. We look to aid young carers who are caring for somebody who has a physical illness/disability, mental ill health, sensory disability, or has a problematic use of drugs or alcohol.
YCNet is a supportive online community for young carers who can discuss any issues they may have in their carer role with other young carers and staff. YCNet invites special guests each month to chat to young carers.
Young Carers aim to increase the well being and future employment of young carers and to achieve this they will provide support, training and a social network for young carers to discuss anything they like with other young carers. Young Carers also provide a raft of essential day to day information such as carers’ rights;