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Wirral Business Park.
Arrowe Brook Road.
CH49 1SX.
Tel: 0844 880 1500
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Young Carers

Young carers are defined as children or young people under the age of 18yrs old who provide care to another member of the family, usually an adult who has a physical illness or disability, mental ill health, sensory disability or has a problematic use of drugs or alcohol. They carry out, often on a regular basis, significant or substantial caring tasks. Taking on a level of responsibility that is inappropriate to their age or development.

Are you a young care?
Do you look after someone in your family, who is disabled, suffers from a mental or physical illness, or who has a drug or alcohol problem?

You may help with:-

  • Cooking
  • Cleaning
  • Shopping
  • Looking after brothers or sisters
  • Giving emotional support
  • Personal Care

If so you are not alone!


Barnardo’s Wirral Services
Wirral Young Carers
St Mary's Building
Solar Campus
235 Leasowe Road
CH45 8RE

Tel: 0151 637 6173
Fax: 0151 638 2977






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information call in to
our Carers Drop - In

Monday - Friday
10am -12pm





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Young Carers Net

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