Who Are We?
Connecting Young Carers is a Highland wide charity working to increase awareness of young carers and the vital role they play. We help young carers to access the support, advice and help they need to support them in their caring role.
Who are Young Carers?
Young Carers are children and young people who help care for and support a family member who either has a physical disability, learning disability, experiencing mental ill health, issues with substance misuse or another long term health condition. Most often young carers help to care for a parent, a brother or sister or another loved one who lives with them.
Connecting Young Carer work to ensure that young carers have the same opportunities as other young people, are not placed in inappropriate caring roles and are able to fulfil their potential.
You can make a referral using our referral form which is available to download here