Are you a young carer or do you know someone who is?
A young carer is anyone aged 5-18 years, who has practical and emotional caring responsibilities because someone in their family is disabled, elderly, has a long term illness, a mental health condition, developmental disorder or issues with substance misuse.
What are some of the things a young carer might do?
If you are a young carer wanting to join the Young Carer Service or you want to refer a young person please fill in a referral form:
To refer a child or young person you can complete a referral form:
For More Information
General enquiries: 0131 315 3130 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Young Carer Service Manager: Lisa Millar 0750 000 3726 or email@example.com
Schools Project Worker: Shona James 074716694535 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Young Carers Support Workers:
Kirsty Shinton 07766131736 or email@example.com
Ruth Meekings 07760567741 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Young Carer Services in Edinburgh
Find out more about our young carers in this video:
“We Care, Do you?” Young Carers Edinburgh