Young Carers Awareness Day (YCAD) is a national day of recognition for the 700,000 young carers in the UK who provide unpaid care and support and at Eastern Ravens Trust, they will be holding a drop-in for professionals to call in.
Date: Thursday 31st January
Time: 11am – 2pm,
Location: Eastern Ravens Trust, Community Zone, Talbot St, Stockton-on-Tees TS20 2AY
Light lunch & refreshments will be available.
Please go along, meet the team and ask any questions about young carers, their families and the support service here in Stockton-on-Tees. This is a great opportunity to increase your knowledge and strengthen your working practice in relation to young carers in an informal setting.
‘While some caring can be rewarding for young carers, they can experience poorer mental and physical health, and miss out on opportunities in education and employment as a result of their caring responsibilities’. (Department of Health & Social Care, Carers Action Plan 2018-2020).