To provide support within local schools for young carers. To raise awareness of the specialness of young people who provide care usually for a family member and have to balance their school work with their caring responsibilities. To ensure that these young people get the help and encouragement they need and understanding from teachers and their peers.
It ran from to
It is estimated that up to 1 in 12 young people in school act as carers and their has been very little help or advice available to young carers in the Scaborough, Whitby and Ryedale areas of North Yorkshire. This project is working to address a real and urgent need
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