Derbyshire Young Carers Service provide support to Young Carers across the county (Not Derby City). We believe Young Carers should have the same opportunities as everyone else.

Who is a Young Carer?
Young Carers are children or young people aged 5 -17.5 years who provide care for one or more family members who have disabilities, long-term physical illnesses, mental health difficulties or who misuse drugs or alcohol. They may be taking on physical, personal, financial and/or emotional care.

Who is a Young Adult Carer?
A Young Adult Carer is someone aged between 17.5 and 25 who is responsible for the care of another person with a long term serious health condition or disability, mental health problem, alcohol or drug addiction. Young Adult Carers Page

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