YOUNG CARERS ACTION DAY MARCH 16TH 2021

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Young Carers Action Day MARCH 16th 2021

An annual event, organised by Carers Trust.

Young Carers Action Day has taken place over the last six years to raise awareness of young carers and the incredible contribution they make to their families and local communities.

What’s new about YCAD this year?

  • It’s had a name change to Young Carers Action Day
  • it's moved to a new date (from January to March)
  • Now has a Steering Group of young/young adult carers.
  • Now includes young adult carers, aged 16–24!

TTVS has two very important projects supporting Young Carers, Carewise supports carers up to the age of 18 and Bright Futures Upbeat supports Young Adult Carers aged 18 -24.

Some of our lovely Young Adult Carers have put together a video for Young Carers Action Day, talking about how is really feels to be a carer and how being part of the project has helped them.

Head over to Youtube and take a look.

Our funders:

  • Torridge District Council
  • Lottery Community Fund
  • Northam Town Council
  • Bideford Bridge Trust
  • Bideford TC
  • BBC Children in Need
  • Devon County Council
  • European Union: European Social Fund