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Young carer thanks Peterborough United for his first match ticket

Wednesday 16 March is Young Carers Action Day and we want to say a huge thank you to the Peterborough United Foundation for inviting two football mad young carers to the home match against Stoke City on Saturday. 12-year-old Freddie was one of the two young carers who went along to the match with Andy […]

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Are you 25 years old or under and provide unpaid care for a family member or friend?

Carers Trust has launched a survey to find out about the pressures and challenges young carers and young adult carers face. They are especially keen to hear how you have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and what support you need. Your feedback will form part of a report to be published on Young Carers […]

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Calling young adult carers aged 16-24 – could you be a Health Champion?

The NHS England & Improvement Young Carer Health Champion programme is looking for carers aged 16-24 to join them. The Young Carers Health Champion programme was set up in 2015 to support improved health literacy, promote health and wellbeing, and develop the capacity of young carers to participate in planning and development of young carer […]

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Help for schools to identify and support young carers 

There are many challenges that are facing young people in our schools at this time.  But for those who have a role in looking after a family member there are even more demands on them that need recognising so the right support can be given. Without this support young carers can reach crisis point, with their education, physical health and mental health all affected.  This is even […]

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