At points in their life, many children can find themselves in the role of a 'Young Carer'. Our school values and appreciates that role and endeavours to understand, support and celebrate such special children.
Anyone can suddenly find themselves in the role of a Young Carer. You may provide care for anyone: a parent, brother or sister, or other family member - but one thing is likely,,, you do more at home for others than most people your age. For example, you may help with:
At our school, we like to know if you feel that you are a Young Carer - so that we can help YOU when we can. This could include:
If you feel that you might be a Young Carer, please talk to a teacher, the Courage Carers group, or complete the questionnaire below and pass it to an adult - it is the first step in Team Cheveley helping YOU!
Away from school, there are several other places to get help if you need it. Take a look at the information below...
Durham County Council - First Contact Service
03000 267 979
Family Action: 'The Bridge' - Young Carers Service
0191 383 2520