Young Carers Project

A new project to support young carers in Slough funded by BBC Children in Need

GET INVOLVED in creating, learning on how to use or set up  ‘online activities/groups’ of interest to you

CONNECT with friends

ACCESS information advice  & other support

Learn NEW IT  SKILLs  – creating podcats, using social media tools to connect with friends, learn new skills etc

 FREE ACCESS  to TABLETS, Internet connections & IT TUTORS to help you learn any new skill in your home, online or or other setting

Activities & Breaks

  • Peer and community support, including young carer groups and peer mentoring schemes.
  • Information, advice and guidance, including one-to-one support and age appropriate information.
  • Digital, IT Learning & Skills Programme – online training on how to use different social media tools, platforms & interactive online activities g. Whats App groups, Webnairs, Zoom, Podcasts etc
  • Fun Activities & Opportunities to meet other young carers
  • Support Groups targeted to support different needs amongst young carers e.g. specific support group for girls, Under 12s etc
  • Enabling young carers to have their ‘hidden voices heard’
  • 121 and group based training support
  • Emotional support
  • Emergency support to help deal with any crisis

Reducing Isolation & Increasing Social connections

Improving young carers’ physical, mental and emotional health.

CONTACT:    01753  824374




 A young carer is someone under 18 who helps look after someone in their family, or a friend, who is ill, disabled, has a mental health condition or misuses drugs or alcohol.    BBC Children In Need