Would you like to work with us, or do you know someone that would? We have three brand new posts and several other vacancies at EYC. Please see our Vacancies page for full details. Partnership Young Carer Development Worker (FT) Partnership Operations & Development Officer (PT) Sibling Young Carer Development Worker (PT, Temp) Board of […]
Would you like to work with us? We currently have vacancies for Sessional Youth Workers, Volunteer Group Supporters and Board Members. Please see our Vacancies page for more info!
Information for young carers, parents and guardians EYC will be following the Scottish Government’s Test & Protect Guidance when we return to our face-to-face support delivery. This means that, if requested by NHS contact tracers, we will provide the names and telephone numbers of anyone who has had close contact with someone testing positive for […]
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 […]