Social Care Referrals and Family Support

Support for young carers and young adult carers

On these pages you will find information on whom to contact if you need support.

This page is aimed for 7 and 25 year old carers. However, if you are over 18 years old, you also have an option to contact the Worcestershire Association of Carers (WAC) for support. For more information please go to the Support for adult carers page.

Steps for getting support

Options

You can contact YSS Worcestershire Young Carers team or alternatively do a self-assessment using a QR code.

1. Contact YSS Worcestershire Young Carers team

We have commissioned Worcestershire Young Carers team from YSS to provide much needed support, understanding and assistance to raise young carers' self-esteem and confidence. The team also provides the time and space to have fun and mix with other carers who understand what you do every day of your lives.

Contact the team via:

2. Self-assessment

YSS Worcestershire Young Carers have developed a Viewpoint Self- Assessment. Use the QR code to do a self-assessment:

QR code for young carers and young adult carers.

By filling in this self-assessment, you can review yourself to help you understand what help is available and what to do next.