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Plymouth leading the way in young carer support

Plymouth is leading the way in providing support for young carers with almost every city school now having a designated ‘carers champion’. The champions are taking steps to ensure all young carers are identified and receive appropriate support and it is proving so successful, other local authorities are getting in touch for advice on how […]


Plymouth hits the right note for Carers Week (11 -17 June 2018)

Carers Week in Plymouth comes this year with added music. Plymouth City Council, and Caring for Carers (a partnership between Improving Lives Plymouth and Age UK) are working together to ensure the estimated 29,000 carers in Plymouth know that help is available in the city, and part of this will be a week of events […]


A fin-tastic day for young Plymouth carers

To celebrate this year’s Young Carers Day on Thursday 25 January, the National Marine Aquarium was pleased to host a special visit for a group of young carers from Plymouth. An annual event, Young Carers Day recognises the incredible contribution of 700,000 young people across the UK who provide valuable care and support and is […]


New project launched in Plymouth to support young adult carers

A new project has been launched in Plymouth to provide support for young adult carers between the ages of 16 to 21. The City Council currently commission the Plymouth Guild’s Carers Hub to provide free support and guidance to carers over 18 years of age across the city and the new project, will be provided […]