Young Carers

Crossroads help support young carers in Slough

Support for young carers

Young Carers are children and young people under 18 years of age who take on the caring responsibility for a parent, sibling or relative who has a physical or learning disability, long-term illness, mental ill health, drug or alcohol dependency and domestic violence. We organise a range of activities and support for these very special people.

The Young Carers Project aims to:

The services we offer include:

For additional support you can visit www.youngcarers.net. This is an online service for Young Carers from The Princess Royal Trust for Carers. In addition to a breadth of information, Young Carers can join a supportive online community with discussion boards and a chat room led by online youth workers.