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Multimedia Workshops for Young Carers ...

Connecting Young Carers are working in partnership with Eden Court Theatre to provide workshops for young carers in Highland.

If composing music, making movies, animation, making music videos and generally being al round creative is your thing then this is an event for you. 

To book a place or request more information contact Alex Quill on 01463 723563 or email 

Incredible Edible! ...

Calling all budding Young Carer Cooks out there.  This great one day event in Strathpeffer has all the ingredients of a great fun day of cooking, tasting, chat and laughter.

Two different dates for different ages and abilities:

11 October 2017 Young carers aged 9 - 12
12 October 2017 Young carers 13+

To book a place or request more information contact Alex Quill on 01463 723563 or email 

EPIC Times is here! ...

Wow - where is this year going?  After an action packed summer of events and courses we're gearing up for the conference on 16 Nov ember 2017.

You can find out about our Camp & Trek adventures on Mull, what to do is someone has a fit, our new Schools Award and much more...

Click here to view the full edition of EPIC Times.

The Future for Young Carers - 2018 and Beyond Conference ...

A conference for anyone interested in the wellbeing and development of Young Carers in Highland.
16 November 2017, 09.30 - 15.30 hrs. Smithton Church, Culloden, Inverness

Some of the day's events include:

  • A look at caring from a young carers perspective
  • Implication of the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 and the duty of care
  • Young Carer Positive Schools Award

Guest Speakers:

  • Edward Reid, Britain's Got Talent Finalist and former Glasgow Young Carer

  • Cathy Begley, Participation and Education Officer, Children & Young People's Commissioner Scotland

    To find out more and book your place click here

Scottish Young Carers Festival ...

We would just like to say another big Thank You to all the young people in Highland who attended the Scottish Young Carers Festival last week.

Some very interesting discussions by the young people with one of the main topics being that not all young carers are aware or are fully informed about what the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 will mean for them.

Check out the information sheet below which is a quick guide to young carers statement and your rights. Please share and let us know if this is helpful, do you need more information? What else should young carers know about?

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