Young Carers at Swanshurst

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What is a Young Carer?

A young carer is someone aged 5 to 18 who cares for a friend or family member, who cannot cope without their support due to:

  • Illness,
  • Disability.
  • Mental health needs, or
  • Substance dependency.

What might a young carer do?

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Ms N Khan
Young Carers Advocate, DSL


Want to talk?

For Young Carers: Support NOT sympathy

Come and see us in the LC building!

Ms Khan is available every day between 08:45 - 14:45

Mentoring programmes

• Social Emotional


• Behaviour

• Attendance