Devon Young Carers

Main Contact: Tracy Downs

 

Position: Young Carers Lead Practitioner

 

Address: Farm House Rise, Exminster, EX6 8AT

 

Telephone: 03456 434435

 

Email: info@devoncarers.org.uk

 

Online: Website

 

Objective: Identify and support young carers across East Devon. Raise awareness of young carers issues with other professionals to increase early identification.

 

Activities and Support Offered: Young carers are offered an assessment of their needs. All young carers are offered access to drop-in sessions once a month in Axminster. There are also trips and activities during the school holidays and some receive 1:1 support.

 

Target Group: Young Carers - those young people who have a caring role as a result of someone within their family having an illness or disability. This may be a sibling, parent or grandparent and they may have a physical disability, mental health problem or substance misuse issue.

 

Transport Provided? Yes

 

Is there are charge? No

Is a referral required? Yes - Anyone can refer (including the young people themselves)

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