Young Carers in Southampton
Young Carers in Southampton is a project for children and young people aged 8-18 years old whose lives are affected by caring for an unwell or disabled family member.
A young carer is a child or young person who cares for a person who may have a physical or learning disability, mental ill health, chronic illness or have difficulties with drug/alcohol use.
Through the Young Carers in Southampton project we offer information, advice and support around being a young carer, in addition to fortnightly group sessions and holiday activities that will give you the opportunity to meet and make friends with other young carers who are in a situation similar to yourself. There are plenty of activities to take part in, and you’ll be supported to get involved in the group in a way that feels safe and comfortable for you.
We also support:
- Young adult carers in Southampton who are aged 16-25 as part of the Next Steps project.
- Young people aged 11-18 who are affected by the substance use of their friends or family as part of the Children of Substance Misusing Others (COSMO) project.
To find out more and to make a referral:
Click here to download out Young Carers leaflet.
Young Carers in Southampton is a project in partnership with
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