Scottish Young Carers Festival

Scottish Young Carers Festival

#SYCF2021 is LIVE! Calling all young carers & young adult carers to check out @CarersTrustScot 2021 Festival webpage! Explore workshops to develop your skills, learn more about support available, or simply take some time for you! Get involved here!...
Carers Local Eligibility Criteria

Carers Local Eligibility Criteria

South Lanarkshire Council As a carer you may be concerned about how coronavirus will impact your health, the health of the person you care for and/or your caring role. Lanarkshire Carers Centre have provided some useful information and guidance to help you understand...
LGBT Youth Scotland

LGBT Youth Scotland

We are Scotland’s national charity for LGBTI young people, working with 13–25 year olds across the country. We also deliver the LGBT Charter programme to schools, organisations and businesses. Our goal is to make Scotland the best place to grow up for lesbian, gay,...
Unpaid Carers Covid-19 Support

Unpaid Carers Covid-19 Support

Last week, the Scottish Government made the decision to close the COVID-19 unpaid carers’ portal. You may already be aware with this decision, but to ensure there is support via as many channels to unpaid carers as possible, Scottish Government have asked we share the...
Home Energy Scotland

Home Energy Scotland

Home Energy Scotland is a free, impartial, and expert advice service, funded by the Scottish Government and managed by the Energy Saving Trust. There are five Home Energy Scotland advice centres across Scotland, so no one missed out across the whole of scotland. The...
Young Carers For People With Dementia

Young Carers For People With Dementia

What Is Dementia? Dementia is a term used to describe a range of symptoms that can include memory loss and problems with reasoning and communication. There can also be changes in personality and a reduction in a person’s ability to carry out daily activities,...
A Manifesto for Unpaid Carers and Young Carers

A Manifesto for Unpaid Carers and Young Carers

About carers Unpaid carers provide care and support to family members, friends and neighbours. The people they care for may be affected by disability, physical or mental ill-health, frailty or substance misuse. A person does not need to be living with the person they...
Unpaid Carers Covid-19 Support

COVID-19 Unpaid Carers Campaign Launch

The campaign for unpaid carers to self-register for the COVID-19 vaccines launched today, and this will run in press, digital and radio. There are an estimated 700,000 people in Scotland who care for a friend, family member or neighbor affected by a disability,...
Young Carers Action Day 2021

Young Carers Action Day 2021

March 16 2021 What is Young Carers Action Day (YCAD)? Young Carers Action Day is an annual event, organised by Carers Trust. It has taken place over the last six years to raise awareness of young carers and the incredible contribution they make to their families and...