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Barnardo's CareFree Young Carers Service

Ouroffer includes:
-advocacy and service co-ordination to ensure the person needing care gets all the help and support they are entitled to
-one to one work eg. for anger management, self-esteem building, understanding health conditions
-group work for time out, peer support and / or access to fun activities
-inclusion work to build resilience and ensure young carers are able to engage in their communities and try out new opportunities and hobbies
-support in school or college and / or help to get a job
-grants eg. for school equipment or activities
-access to holidays and residentials
-emergency planning and access to the YC ID Card
-support with transition in to adult services
We aim to have all work completed with the family in 2-6 months, however, group work may be ongoing.

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