Young Carers SIG

We are awaiting information on the Young Carers Strategy Implementation Group

The following list of support services available to young carers has been produced

 

Contacts for Young Carers

o Young Carers Assessment

Child Carer Assessment Team, Pembrokeshire County Council

Contact centre 01437 764551 phil.vickery@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

o Young Carers Forum

Mel Richards PCC 01437 776534 or text to 07798 870234

And Gennex nadine.farmer@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

For any young person interested in being part of the Young Carers’ Forum and activity days at half term breaks.

o Pembrokeshire Young Carers Project and Young Adult

Carers (Carers Outreach) Alison Silk and Mandy Fynney 01437 779188; 07958870212 or al.youngcarers@btconnect.com

Provide general support and activities for young carers.

o Pembrokeshire Sibling Group

Co-ordinator annagambone@myway.com on 07940705171

Provides support and activities for siblings of disabled young people.

o Pembrokeshire MIND Young Carers

Angela Corfield: 01437 769982 angelapembsmind@aol.com

Providing support for young carers + young adult carers of adults with mental ill health.

o Young Peoples Counselling Service. Angi Tinley, The Hive Haverfordwest 01437 766200 YPCS@btconnect.com A free counselling service for young people

o Counselling service at every secondary school in Pembs.

o Pupil Support Service, Education department PCC

cheryl.loughlin@pembrokeshire.gov.uk  01437 776549

Can liaise with schools to provide support to young carers where there is any problem restricting a pupil's access to education and implement support plans to enable them to achieve positive outcomes

o Carers Development Worker

Nicole van Schie (PAVS) 01437 769422/771196 nicole.vanschie@pavs.org.uk Raising awareness of and developing support and services for (young) carers in Pembrokeshire.

Carers Wales
Offers free help to every Carer including children and young people. Telephone 0808 808 7777.                                     

Childline  For Young People wishing to speak about their problem. Telephone 0800 1111.                                                       

Children's Society
For
Young Carers, their families and those who work to support them across the UK. Telephone 0845 300 1128.                    

Cruse  For those who have lost someone close to them. Telephone 0808 808 1677. (Pembrokeshire 01437 891006).             

Drugscope  For questions relating to drug use. Telephone 0207 928 1211/403 6719 or visit www.drugscope.org.uk/wip/24/              

Kidscape  A website with information and support to young people being bullied.                                                                            

MIND  Help for young people with mental ill health. Telephone 0845 766 0163                                                                    

Samaritans A 24-hour confidential telephone service for anyone in despair. Telephone 0845 790 9090 (in Pembrokeshire 01437 766699)                                                                                 

Shelter Shelter is a national housing advice service.
Telephone 0808 800 4444 (in Pembrokeshire 01646 699203)     

www.vois.org.ukA website where Young People can have their say   

              

Young carers websites: www.youngcarer.com and www.youngcarers.net