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Real help and support for young carers

Knowsley Young Carers support under 18s who look after family members with health issues and other needs. If you're a young carer, we can help.

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How we can help

If you're a young carer who lives in Knowsley, we can provide:

  • Help getting support for parents and assistance at home
  • Support with school and homework
  • Time out: meet other young carers and go on days out and fun trips
  • Someone to talk to when you need it

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Referring a young person

If you know a young carer, referring them can help them get vital support, improve their family life and give them more opportunities for the future.

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Family trip planned to see 'Aladdin' at the Liverpool Playhouse on Sat 7th December. Places are limited so please ring the office on 443 5786 to book your place.

Carers in their own words

"The Knowsley Young Carers project makes you feel like a kid again. You can do all the things you've missed out on."
- Jay, young carer

Young carers describe how the project has helped them to enjoy a better balance in life.

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Friends of Knowsley Young Carers

The Friends of Knowsley Young Carers raises funds for trips and days out, giving young carers great experiences. Special thanks go to the charity's trustees and Barclaycard Kirkby for their fundraising efforts.

Young carers can suggest events by speaking to their support worker.

The Friends of Knowsley Young Carers is a registered charity.

Reports and policies

We produce a range of policies and reports to support our work and ensure the wellbeing of young carers in Knowsley:

Get in touch

Knowsley Young Carers
River Alt Resource Centre
Woolfall Heath Avenue
L36 3YE

0151 443 5785

Our centre is open 9pm - 5pm, Monday to Friday

You can also contact Knowsley Access Team on 0151 443 2600 or email

© Knowsley Young Carers 2013

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