Edinburgh Young Carers is pleased to launch our report Ask Me – I’m Here Too this Carers Week. This is a research and evaluation project into the lived experiences of young carers who are providing care for siblings with a long-term illness or disability. The findings in this report highlight the need for more understanding, […]
A change has been made to the current process for unpaid carers to register for the COVID vaccine. From 26th April, the current website to register through will close, and any unpaid carer under 30 years old should contact the Helpline on 0800 030 8013.
Have you got your Young Carer Statement? All young carers and young adult carers are entitled to a Young Carer Statement – an initiative which can help identify the right support for young carers and their families. To find out more about this or talk about getting YOUR Young Carer Statement, EYC young carers can […]
Information and support for schools for when pupils return Pupils will soon be returning to school in person after another, longer, lockdown, and many may find adjusting back to the school setting more difficult this time around, especially if they are also young carers. This guide may be useful if you are a school looking […]
Lockdown is tough. Use our handy guide to help support Young Carers during Lockdown
EYC are still here and taking referrals! Although the current lockdown means that we can’t operate in our usual way, we are still open, taking on new referrals and engaging with young carers remotely. Please read for more information:
Would you like to work with us? EYC currently have a vacancy for a Permanent, Part-Time Development Worker within our Drug & Alcohol Service team. We’re looking for a suitably experienced person who will be committed developing our Service and providing a high quality service to Young Carers in Edinburgh between the ages of 5 […]
Information for unpaid carers on the COVID vaccines Are you, or is somebody you know an unpaid carer that might want to know more about vaccination? The National Carer Organisations have drafted a joint FAQ about the COVID-19 Vaccines and information for unpaid carers. You can find this here: https://www.carersnet.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/It-can-be-downloaded-here.pdf
A beautiful card thanking us for our support from the lovely Niddrie Mill Primary School!
As we head back into the new school term, unfortunately, due to the new COVID restrictions, pupils will be at home learning online once more – but there is help! BBC are offering support for learning across TV and online platforms for students of all ages.