Are You A Young Carer?

Young Carers are children or young people under 18, who care for a family member who is ill or disabled. They carry out significant caring role, looking after a family member with a long-term illness, disability, mental health concern or substance misuse issue.

The caring young carers do may include one or more of the following:

Emotional support , Household jobs , Medical care , Personal care  , Physical care

If you think you are a Young carer then please join YOUNG CARERS NOTRE DAME

We are here to support you with your education and well-being

Our Group

We meet once a week for lunch & a chat (Wednesday lunchtime)

We provide mentoring, support and a quiet place to take time out

We organise respite activities

We provide counselling opportunities for those in need

In 2017 we celebrated receiving the Young Carers Bronze Award

Useful Contacts

What the Young Carers say…….

“The young carers group at school is a happy place where I can be myself and talk to others who understand my problems”

“I have attended the group for nearly 5 years now and it has really made an impact on my school life”

For more information about the group and local support please contact

Mrs Sampson (