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Young Carers Service

Young Carers are children or young people under 18 who look after someone in their family who has an illness, a disability, a mental health problem or a substance misuse problem. They may be taking on practical and/or emotional caring responsibilities that an adult would normally do.

Carmarthenshire Young Carers Service supports young people, aged up to 18, who are caring for a parent, or sometimes a sibling,  whentheir caring role affects their education, social life or emotional health

Carmarthenshire Young Carers Service provides  one-to-one support as well as group activities and advocacy. They can work with parents around good school attendance and support families to overcome any barriers which prevent school attendance.

Tel: 01554 742630
Text: 07970 827773
Email: youngcarersservice@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

What is a Young Carer?

The whole Carmarthenshire team are an asset to us childminders and I know from speaking to other childminders in the UK that they do not have such a fantastic team behind them. I could not recommend this enough for anyone who would like to become a childminder in Carmarthenshire.
Posted by Parent, from Carmarthenshire
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