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Sheffield Young Carers (SYC)

Summary
We offer support to children and young people aged 8-25 who live in Sheffield and provide care for one or more family members who have disabilities, long-term physical illnesses, mental health difficulties and/or a problem with drugs or alcohol.


Description

Sheffield Young Carers (SYC) is a registered charity which has been running since 1997. We offer support to children and young people aged 8-25 who live in Sheffield and provide care for one or more family members who have disabilities, long-term physical illnesses, mental health difficulties and/or a problem with drugs or alcohol. They may be providing physical, personal, financial and/or emotional care.

These children and young people are known as ‘young carers’ and we support them by offering one-to-one support, group activities, respite holidays and support with education, employment and training.

We also work with organisations across the city to make sure that additional support is available to young carers.

All staff and volunteers are DBS checked and we accept self, family or professional referrals (NB: the young person MUST consent and be involved in the referral).

To find out more, check our website for the services we provide and for details of how to make a referral

Registered charity no: 1140105    Registered company no: 7461229


Who to contact

Telephone
0114 258 4595
E-mail
information@sheffieldyoungcarers.org.uk
Website
www.sheffieldyoungcarers.org.uk
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/SheffieldYoungCarers/
Twitter
https://twitter.com/SheffYoungC

Where to go

Name
Sheaf Bank Business Park
Address
Unit R7b
20 Prospect Road
Heeley
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
Postcode
S2 3EN

When is it on?

Time / Date Details
We take phonecalls during office hours (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm)

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access
No
Cater for special dietary requirements
Yes
Supports special needs and disabilities
Yes
Able to accommodate other cultures/ethnicities
Yes

Other Details

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

For information about how to make a referral, please click here

Age Range
8 years to 25 years

Miscellaneous

Charity Number
1140105

Last Updated
21/11/2018
Keywords
carers, young people, young carers, illness, disability, mental illness, addiction, drugs, alcohol
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