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Suffolk Young Carers

Suffolk Family Carers is a voluntary organisation, and a charity, offering information, support and advocacy to people who, without payment, provide help and support to a partner, child, relative, friend or neighbour, who could not manage without their help.

This could be due to age, physical or mental illness, addiction or disability. Suffolk Family Carers have four core Teams - Community Information and Guidance Service, Mental Health, Young Carers and Young Adult Carers - as well as various other smaller projects providing support to Family Carers in Suffolk..

Suffolk Family Carers Helpline (open Monday thru Friday; 9.00am - 4.00pm): 01473 835477

Who to contact

Telephone
01473 835430
Fax
01473 835444
Email
young.carers@suffolkfamilycarers.org
Website
http://www.suffolkfamilycarers.org
Address
Units 6 and 8 Hill View Business Park
Old Ipswich Road
Claydon
Suffolk
Postcode
IP6 0AJ

Additional contact

Additional Website
http://www.suffolkfamilycarers.org/young-carers.html

Where to go

Name
Suffolk Family Carers Suffolk Young Carers
Address
Activities take place across Suffolk but are accessed via our Claydon office.
Area served
Suffolk
Transport
Buses between Ipswich and Stowmarket stop by Hill View Business Park. Call First Eastern Buses on 01473 243734 for bus times.
Restrictions to access
Restricted to Young Carers and Young Adult Carers

Days & Times

Our Young Carers direct line, 01473 835430, is open Monday through until Thursday from 9am - 4.30pm. Our Young Carers social clubs run in evenings across the county but again would be accessed via our main Claydon office.

Other details

Age Groups
Children (5-11), Young people
Accessibility
Disabled Parking, Wheelchair Access, Stair Lift, Adapted Toilet, Audio Loop, Audio Description

Accreditation website
http://www.carers.org
Accreditation details
The Carers Trust

Notes

Aimed at young people aged 9-24 who undertake a caring role within their family or are affected by someone in their family who needs to be cared for due to any illness, disability or substance misuse. Our service is free and provides Young Carers and Young Adult Carers with someone to talk to, someone to act as their advocate and opportunities to access respite away from their caring role.

Last Updated
07/04/2015

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