Young Carers

Micklegate Ward, York

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An information, advice and support service for young people who help look after someone who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or substance misuse problems.

The young carers service provides groups, activities and one to one support for young carers with the aim of providing a break and peer support. 8 to 18 years but also have a service for 18 to 25's.
What does the young carers service offer?

LAFFS – Laughs, advice, fun, friendship and support groups
These are our youth clubs, just for young carers! We split everyone up so young carers are in groups with others who are the same age. At LAFFS we play games, make things, bake thing, sit around and relax, and just have some fun!

We have lots of trips and events for young carers to come on. They are usually in the school holidays but can sometimes be on evenings or weekends. The events are a chance for young carers to have a break from their caring role, meet some other new young carers and to try out new things and places.

We offer 1:1 support to those young carers who are going through an especially tough time with their caring role. It’s a chance to talk through any problems you have and find ways of making things better. It usually involves a cup of tea.

Discount Card
When you register with us as a young carer you will get a discount card.

Carers Emergency Card
If you support someone who is over 18 you may also be able to get a Carers Emergency Card

This service provider has not updated their information since 3/11/2017. Our target is that all service information should be no older than six months. You may wish to contact the provider to confirm the information before attending.

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Contact information

01904 715490


York Carers Centre, 17 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET

Other information

For ages

Minimum age: 8 Years

Maximum age: 18 Years

Opening times

  • Monday
    • 9.00am-5.00pm
  • Tuesday
    • 9.00am-5.00pm
  • Wednesday
    • 9.00am-5.00pm
  • Thursday
    • 9.00am-5.00pm
  • Friday
    • 9.00am-4.30pm


    CRB policy

    CRB policy? Yes

    Last updated

    Last updated: 3/11/2017


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