Family Support​

​We work with young carers and their families.  Young carers are at the centre of the support we provide but we know that young carers are part of a family.  To best help young carers we offer time out and individual support to the young carer and also offer support to meet the needs of the family as a whole.


We want to make sure that our service is available to all so contact with families usually takes place in your own home.  We will arrange to come and visit you in your home to talk about how things are and if there is anything we can do to help.  Some of the help we offer to families is listed below.


  • ​​someone to talk to

  • ​help with housing benefit and council tax

  • referrals to food bank

  • help with grant applications

  • ​support to attend appointments and meetings

  • help to access services

  • help with applying for benefits

  • ​support to access community care assessments

  • ​help with aids and adaptations in the home

  • help to access mecs alarm

  • referral to other services


We often work with young carers and their families over a period of time.  It gives us the chance to get to know you and for you to get to know us.  


​If you would like to find out more about what we do or just have a chat please get in touch with us on 01620 826558.  We are often out and about so if we are not there please leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.