ABOUT US

We are here to offer support, advice and information on your caring role, in the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire region.

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ADDRESS

The Bridge Centre, 
Birches Head Road, 
Stoke-on-Trent, 
ST2 8DD

SGI Offices,

Madford Retail Park, 
Foregate Street, 
Stafford, 
ST16 2QY

CONTACT US

Tel :     0330 123 1937

Email: info@thecarershub.co.uk

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COME AND JOIN OUR YOUNG CARERS

IS THIS YOU?

  • Are you under the age of 18 years old?

  • Do you take on extra responsibilities at home because someone in your family is disabled, has been poorly for a long time, might struggle with their mental health or has issues with substance misuse?

  • Do you feel you miss out on things after school/college and at weekends because you help someone at home?

  • Do you have to take on extra jobs around the home like cooking, cleaning, washing, helping with medication or looking after your siblings?

  • Do you worry about the person you look after and does this make you feel stressed and anxious at times?

  • Are you sometimes a bit overwhelmed with all the things you must juggle?

IF SO

If you answered yes, then it sounds like you might be a

young carer.

WHAT'S NEXT

So what can you do next*?

 

  • You can register for free by clicking the register button and entering your details, which will enable our team to give you a call back. 

 

Alternatively, you can also:

 

  • Call us directly on 0330 123 1937

  • Ask your parents/legal guardians to call us

  • Speak to a teacher at school and ask them to contact us

  • Ask someone to email us a referral form to info@thecarershub.co.uk 

  • Head to our Facebook page @thecarershub

  • Follow us on Twitter @thecarershub

 

   *For young carers' in the Stoke-on-Trent      area please refer to Stoke City Council.

    Tel : 01782 232200

    Email : CW@stoke.gov.uk

We understand that as a young carer you are taking on lots of extra responsibilities, which may leave you feeling stressed and drained. You may also have less spare time than other young people your age and find it difficult to participate in activities that you enjoy. Many young carers give up a great deal of their time to support their families and loved ones and help to change the lives of those around them for the better.

To ensure that you stay healthy and happy, we have a range of support available through young carer activities, groups, PWB (Personal Wellbeing Budget) and YouCan programmes.

YouCan

The Carers' Hub runs a 6-week programme in schools to support young carers. The sessions are aimed at uniting young carers from all year groups and hopes to leave a supportive legacy, whilst addressing some important issues that young carers may face on a daily basis.

Click below to find out more about the YouCan programme

 

Our Young Carers Partners

The Carers' Hub works with a range of different partners to offer Young Carers restpite and time away from their caring role. These can include breaks away for a couple of days during school holidays, to a range of fun activity groups throughout the year. 

YMCA

We work closely with the YMCA giving our young carers the opportunity to take part in activities and meet other young carers.

The Princes Trust

The Princes Trust work in partnership with the Carers' Hub to provide a wide range of young carers groups across the Staffordshire area.

The Honeypot Children's Charity

Honeypot is a charity that allows our young carers to have a few days away from home, enjoying activities they may have not tried before.

Chicks

CHICKS is a national children's charity providing free respite breaks to children aged 8-15 from all over the UK, and who would really benefit from a break from their home lives.