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    Herefordshire Young Carers

    Young carers are children and young people who look after someone in their family who is physically or mentally ill, disabled or has a problem with drugs or alcohol.

    Young carers may look after parents, care for a brother or sister, or other relative. They often take on practical and/or emotional caring responsibilities that would normally be expected of an adult.

    Make a Referral

    Referrals are received from a wide range of individuals and professionals. They are followed up with a home visit to assess the level of care being provided. Support is targeted so that the young carers with high caring responsibilities receive the highest level of support.