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Salford Carers Centre

Telephone: 0161 833 0217

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Young Carers Film 'We're not Different , We Just Do Different Things'

The Young Carers Service, in partnership with the Lowry Theatre, have produced a short film about the lives of young carers in Salford which
was devised and written by young carers themselves.The film is available to view at www.youtube.com/user/thelowry 

Salford young carers service best practice documents: CarersTrust Good Practice - Tiered Support for Young Carers

Homing In Exhibition - a small selection of the images from the young carers exhibition are displayed above..
The images and captions of the young carers Homing In photographs are available as an exhibition for organisations to borrow to highlight 'young carer awareness' Please contact the Centre for details 0162 833 0217. Take a look at the photographs on the drop down tab.

Link to young carers film on the BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25412425

There are a large number of young people carrying out caring tasks within Salford and support is offered via Children's Services, Adult Social Care and the Salford Young Carers Service, all of whom work within the continually developing Young Carers Strategy. Salford Young Carers Service provides services for young carers up to the age of 18.
We also run a service for young adult carers aged 16 to 24 - see the Young Adults tab.
The young carers and young adult carers services provide individually tailored support packages, regular individual sessions, support in school, support in transition from school to college and university, opportunities to achieve, opportunities to have breaks from caring role including age related fun activities, opportunuities to contribute to and develop the service, regular newsletters, support in accessing other support and financial help.

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