This Young Carers Awareness Day we need your help to tell everyone about amazing Young Carers! Whether you hold an assembly in school or discuss it in a staff meeting we want to raise awareness about these fantastic young people.
The theme for this year is “When I Grow Up” and is all about helping Young Carers to achieve their dream career.
There are lots of things you can do to help us raise awareness this Young Carers Awareness day:
Share on social media using the hashtag #YoungCarerAware
Hold an assembly in school to teach students about Young Carers
Add an item to your staff meeting agenda to talk about how your team can help Young Carers
Watch and share our Wiltshire Voices—Young Carers video
Check out the Spurgeons Young Carers in Wiltshire website and Facebook page.
The Carers Trust have a host of free resources including posters, lesson plans and quizzes which can be found at https://carers.org/young-carers-awareness-day
You can also check out our brand new Wiltshire Voices video on youtube.com simply search Wiltshire Voices—Young Carers or visit https://youtu.be/eT5GIm-ZLPw .The video features real Young Carers and their families living in Wiltshire.
If you would like more information about Young Carer Awareness Day or how to refer a Young Carer to Spurgeons Young Carers in Wiltshire please get in touch.
Phone: 01225 701820