The Newport Young Carers Service is for any child or young person aged 8 to 25 who takes responsibility for, or is adversely affected by a member of their family who; has a long term illness; is disabled; infirm; experiencing mental distress; or affected by substance misuse.
We provide a range of services, tailored to the individual needs of each young carer. These may include:
- Advice and information
- Individual support
- Peer group support
- Issue based workshops
- Trips and activities
We offer young carers the opportunity to:
- Receive emotional support
- Access activities & build friendships
- Gain new knowledge & skills
- Have the opportunity to participate in influencing those who make decisions
If you want to contact Newport Young Carers on Facebook use the search bar on your profile page to find us - "Barnardo’s Newport Young Carers", then send us a friend request.