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Tower Hamlets Young Adult Carers Project

Description

Service Description

Tower Hamlets Young Adult Carers provides free one to one and group support for young people who look after a parent or close relative with long term mental illness, physical illness or disability. The service is focussed on emotional wellbeing and provides support for a range of personal issues as well as giving carers regular breaks from their home environment with sessions delivered by experienced staff who are able to listen and respond to their needs.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Tower Hamlets Young Adult Cares provides
Group sessions, including:
• An informal weekly social group for carers to meet and make friends
• Monthly information sessions on topics like mental health, healthy eating, relationships, careers and personal development
• Monthly film club
• Day trips and activities (when not on lockdown) – museums and galleries, cinema and theatre, walking / hiking, residential trips, sporting activities, arts and crafts.

Targeted one to one support, including:
• Carers Needs Assessments
• Employment, education and training
• Housing
• Welfare benefits
• Mental health / emotional support
Services are aimed at the carer but family members may benefit from support indirectly e.g. through a Carers Needs Assessment.

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
From 16 To 25

Costs

Cost
Free
Cost per Session
£0.00
Cost per Hour
£0.00
Cost per Day
£0.00
Over 2's Cost per Week
£0.00
Under 2's Cost per Week
£0.00

Questions & Answers

Are The Premises Accessible For Wheelchair Users?
Yes
Can Families Self-Refer To The Service?
Yes
Do You Have Child Protection Policies And Procedures
Yes
Do You Offer Specific Support For Children With Additional Needs?
No
Is There A Waiting List?
No

Further Information

Provider Type
Advice, Information and Support Services