Offering support to young carers (up to 18 years), with online information about other young carers who may be coping with similar issues.
For carers over 18 visit www.carers.org
Offering advice to carers, plus facilities to call back in 170 languages.
Helpline: 0808 802 0202 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am -8pm, Weekend 11am - 4pm)
Providing support for all aspects of caring for someone. Speak to staff or leave details on the Carersline outside staffed advise hours for an information pack to be sent out.
Carersline: 0808 808 7777 (Wednesday & Thursday 10am – 12 noon & 2 – 4pm)
The National Young Carers Initiative
Providing information to young carers across a variety of issues including health, school, the internet and being heard, in addition to distributing The Purple News young carers newsletter.
A bereavement charity for children and young people following the loss of a parent or sibling; offering support and guidance to anyone concerned about a grieving child
Helpline: 08452 030405 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm)
Offering bereavement support, no matter how recently or long ago a loved one died.
Helpline: 0844 477 9400 (lines open Monday - Friday 9.30am - 5pm)
Cruse bereavement services aimed specifically at supporting young people aged 12 to 18.
Helpline: 0808 808 1677 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm)
Offering a helpline and email service to young people, up to age 25, helping find the best support whatever the problem.
Helpline: 0808 808 4994 (lines open 1pm - 11pm every day)
Providing support to young adults across a variety of issues, such as relationships, health concerns, problems and arguments with your family.
Information on call charges:
0800 - Free from BT land lines. Other networks may charge and mobile costs will be incurred.
0808 - Free from BT land lines. Other networks may charge and mobile costs will be incurred.
0845 – Free with BT land lines call packages, otherwise charged at 2p per minute daytime and weekend, 5p per minute evenings. Other networks may charge and mobile costs will be incurred.
0300 - Calls cost standard national rate plus a 13.1p set up charge per call from a BT landline. Calls from other networks may be higher and from mobiles will cost considerably more.
0844 - Calls from BT land lines cost up to 5p per minute and 5p per call as part of many BT call packages, otherwise a 13.1p set up charge per call will be incurred. Calls from other networks may be higher and from mobiles will cost considerably more.