Last week, the Scottish Government announced that we are moving into Phase 3 of the route map out of the Coronavirus lockdown. What does that mean for EYC?
Looking after your mental health and general wellbeing is really important at at any time, and particularly important when the world feels a bit strange. Young Scot have produced some helpful resources under their ‘Aye Feel’ initiative for keeping on top of your mental wellbeing. Have a look at their site to see some positive […]
We know that young carers in Scotland are severely impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic, but we need to raise more awareness. Help Carers Trust Scotland get your voice heard Coronavirus is having a disproportionate impact on the lives of unpaid carers. A recent Carers UK survey found that 70% of carers are providing more care […]
The National Carer Organisations in Scotland have issued new guidance for Carers on how, when and who should get tested for Coronavirus Please click on the document for detailed information:
Our Spring update to Young Carer Co-ordinators throughout schools in Edinburgh
If your family have suffered a loss or are preparing for such a possibility, you may find this a helpful resource for talking to children and young people about it. Coping with loss is difficult at any age and time, and difficult news to deliver. The City of Edinburgh Psychological Services team have provided some […]
Advice for both young people and parents and guardians With schools closed during the Coronavirus pandemic, much of the world has had to adjust to a new way of learning and the challenges that come without having the structure of school. The guides below from City of Edinburgh Psychological Services give some helpful advice on […]
We need your help! Please encourage young carers aged 12-25 to complete this survey, which will help shape the Scottish Youth Parliament’s views and make the right changes needed for young carers in Scotland https://www.surveygizmo.eu/s3/90236199/From-Scotland-s-Young-People-SYP-s-Manifesto-2021-2026
A helpful guide for families supporting children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Learning Disabilities
Parents, carers and young people may be facing even more challenges than usual at the moment. Help is available to every family in Edinburgh. Please have a look at the list below for lots of useful information and contact numbers for any parents/guardians, young people and families that might be struggling at this time.