“A young and young adult carer is a child, young person or young adult (25 & under) who provides regular care and support for a family member.”
The family member may be affected by:
Kernow Young & Young Adult Carers aim to make the caring role a more positive experience for the children, young people & young adults involved by offering:
Referrals are accepted from families, any agency and professionals working with the family.
To make a referral you will need to ring the Family Information Service on 0800 587 8191, or if you’d like to speak to a member of the Kernow Carers Service click on ‘register an interest’ and a worker will contact you as soon as possible.