Are you a young person aged 7-17 years old, who cares for a family member in Nottinghamshire? If so, the Young Carers Service is here for information, advice, support... and fun!

What is the Nottinghamshire Young Carers Service?

As a young carer, you'll be providing care for a parent, grandparent, brother or sister, or maybe somebody else. This is probably because they have an illness or disability, a mental health problem or problems with addiction to alcohol or drugs.

The Nottinghamshire Young Carers Service is here to help young carers take breaks and get hold of information, advice and support when it's needed. 

We hold regular events where young carers across the county can meet, make new friends and learn new skills – as well as trying lots of fun activities. 

Some of our recent days out have included:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Swimming and canoeing
  • Bowling
  • Archery
  • Paintballing
  • Laser Quest
  • Cooking (and eating!)
  • Learning first aid

The Nottinghamshire Young Carers Service is funded by Nottinghamshire County Council and the NHS. It covers the county of Nottinghamshire, and it’s run alongside our Nottinghamshire Carers Hub.

Connecting Carers at Christmas

This December, we're holding a series of events for carers called Connecting Carers at Christmas. The events are designed to help connect people who provide unpaid care to others.

While some events will be location specific, many will take place online, with some specific to young carers across the country.

Connecting Carers at Christmas will run from Monday 7 December to Saturday 19 December. Find out more.

How to access the Young Carers Service

To access the Young Carers Service,  please call the Nottinghamshire Carers Hub on 0115 824 8824.

Contact us

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 0115 824 8824 (9am-5pm, Monday-Friday)

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