A young carer is a child or young person living with a parent or sibling with a disability and/or illness such as: Mental ill health, Substance misuse, Physical illness. This can impact on the young carers development, health and well-being.
CYC deliver a range of services to support young carers and deliver services with a well-trained volunteer workforce. CYC also received a Queens Award in 2011 for “producing ground-breaking results in the area of improving health and wellbeing for young carers”.
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