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Eastleigh Young Carers

Young carer on a dingy

Eastleigh Young Carers Project offers flexible support for any young person 8 -18 years old within the Eastleigh Borough whose life is significantly affected by caring for a family member, like a parent or a sibling, who has an illness, disability, mental health or substance misuse problem.
The project gives young carers the opportunity to meet others in a similar situation, take some well-deserved time off, and have lots of fun. We aim to empower young people and provide them with positive experiences in a safe and fun environment where they are free to be themselves.

We run two projects for Young Carers:

Young Carers

The Project offers regular activity nights throughout the Borough of Eastleigh, day and residential trips, life skill sessions, one to one support, mentoring and much more.
We are working with schools to provide regular support networks for young carers.
For further information or to make a referral please telephone
023 8090 2465 (mobile 07565 350799) or email jmiles@1community.org.uk

811 Young Carers Project

The 811 project runs a youth club twice a month in Eastleigh and organises trips for the Young Carers to attend. The project offers a chance for young people to meet others in a similar situation and have fun. They can also access one-to-one support when they want and are working in Primary Schools to build the support network available.
For further information or to make a referral please telephone 023 8090 2424 (mobile 07591 707361) or email gmeredith-chapman@1community.org.uk

Currently Eastleigh Mayor's Joint Charity of the Year

Young Carers contacts

Telephone 023 8090 2465
Mobile 07565 350799
Email jmiles@1community.org.uk