Advice and Info for Young Carers

 

If you are unsure where to go for the information you need contact a West Cork Young Carers Development Worker who will point you in the right direction.
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0871507347
youngcarers@westcorkcarers.com
Visit Our Offices at:West Cork Carers Support Group, Bridge Street, Bantry, Co. Cork

(see map at bottom of page)

The following organisations offer advice and information about services and supports for Young Carers.
Click on the logo to access the information.

 



 


Help with money

 


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16-18 year olds can qualify for this annual payment, currently €1700, which can be used for any purpose if you are caring for someone full time i.e. not at school/working more than 15 hours per week.

Carers Support Grant


 


Help with homework

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If you find your caring responsibilities are causing you problems completing homework on time or you have missed classes and are finding it difficult to catch up, then we may be able to help by providing a teacher to work with you at a time to suit you via our Young Carers School Support Scheme.

For More Info- young-carersschool-support-scheme

Application Form

 

 


I need to talk

 

Young Carers Development Worker

Telephone :- 0871507347 or 027-53848   Email:- youngcarers@westcorkcarers.com


 

Samaritans    You can call us for free on 116123.

www.samaritans.org/branches/samaritans-cork


 

Call: 1800 666666 or text “TALK” to 50101

Childline website

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Our National Freephone number is 1800 833 634

Text “TEEN” to 50015. #welisten

Teenline Website