Newport Young Carers Service

Young carer with motherService description

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.

Service delivery

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

Young carer on sofaService outcomes

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

Partnership details

For more information about the Young Carers Service or to make a referral please contact us on 01633251192 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more information, see http://www.barnardos.org.uk/what_we_do/our_work/young_carers.htm

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Barnardo's Charity No: 216250 and SCO37605