Find Local Services & Support to Help You Claim Carer’s Allowance

The below organisations provide information and support for young carers, visit their websites and social media channels for more information. 

Carers Scotland 

Working as part of Carers UK, Carers Scotland: 

  • gives expert advice, information and support 
  • connects carers so no-one has to care alone 
  • campaigns together for lasting change 
  • innovates to find new ways to reach and support carers 

Tel:0808 808 7777 

Website Twitter Facebook

Carers Trust Scotland

Carers Trust Scotland is connected to a unique network of local carers centres and young carers’ services across Scotland. 

Some of the ways these centres provide support is by: 

  • giving information and advice 
  • providing access to often desperately-needed breaks 
  • offering advice on  education, training and employment
  • helping carers to maintain their own health and wellbeing and offering support so they do not feel isolated
  • running support schemes for young carers. There are separate young carers’ services in some areas – their contact details can be provided by the centre. 

Tel:0300 772 7701 

Website Twitter | Facebook

Find more information on the Young Carers campaign page.

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