New and Existing Vacancies

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 […]

Vacancies

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!

Test & Protect – Your Details

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 […]

How Are You?

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 […]

Young Carers – We Need Your Voice!

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 […]

Get the best out of learning at home

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 […]

Food for Good – help for families

Food for Good is an initiative offering families a one-off delivery of nutritious meals for those most in need. If you are struggling to get out for food shopping and need to provide a meal for your family, click on the link below and fill out the form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQSxTKDvjRH8j5q3gt7kT5wM4b8iSmhGCx1_HLG8x1-tWwYw/viewform

Coronavirus Community Assistance Directory

Find and offer help in your community SCVO launches helpful website for families and individuals If you are looking for information, advice, support or want to help out, the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has launched a useful website where you’ll find lots of information: https://coronavirus.scvo.org/ Use their search option to find help with: […]

Free meals for families in need

If you or your family would like some support with food over this time of isolation, Scran Academy are offering deliveries of free meals to homes that need it. Help offered Scran Academy and PrepTable are offering free nutritious and filling meals delivered to people’s homes: 3 days per week with a meal for every […]

Coronavirus update 17.03.20

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE Whilst Coronavirus is having an impact across the globe, EYC want to assure young carers and their families that we will still be providing a service as much as we are possibly able.  While the schools are still open, we be running a limited service.  Some small groups will continue to run and […]