Lincolnshire Young Carers
Young carers can be a member of any family, from any background, and in any situation. The Lincolnshire Young Carers service helps and supports children and young people up to the age of 18 who are helping to care for someone at home.
You may be supporting a parent, brother, sister, grandparent or any other relative:
- with a physical disability
- with a mental health condition
- with a learning disability
- who misuses alcohol or drugs
- with a sensory impairment, such as hearing or sight loss
- with a life limiting condition
- with any other long term illness or condition
The Young Carers Service understands that you may be facing challenges at home, at school or college, in your work, or in your social life.
Young Carers offers a comprehensive service which includes someone who will assess your needs, help you to find good information, and make sure your get the right support. There may also be the chance to join groups and activities with other young carers.
Anyone can refer to our service, including:
- a member of your family
- a teacher
- a school nurse
- a Social Worker
- any other professional
You can contact Lincolnshire Young Carers by phoning 01522 553275, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or at Lincolnshire Young Carers, 1st Floor Business Support Office, Municipal Building, West Street, Boston, PE21 8QR.