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  • Active Young carers - Launch Event

    Active Young carers - Launch Event

    posted 4th April 2018  |  Young Carersportsupport

    Do you provide help or support for a family member or friend?

    Active Young Carers, Multi-sport Launch Event

    If you are a young carer aged 11-17 come help us celebrate our launch

    Tuesday 10th April


    Ashington Leisure Centre
    Lintonville Terrace
    NE63 9JY

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  • NEW!! A Young Carers Guide To Health Conditions

    posted 11th May 2017  |  Not tagged.

    This guide is aimed at Young Carers to provide them with information about the health conditions of the person that they care for and the help that is available for their family. It also provides information about their own health and well-being.

    You can view the guide here


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  • Having Family Fun….

    posted 6th December 2016  |  Not tagged.

    All siblings like having fun with their family.  Having fun and laughing together is a very healthy thing to do. Even if your brother or sister is very ill or if family life is hard, having some fun times together will help you and everyone else feel better.  It is a good way to help everyone get on better with each other too.

     Some things you could do are ….

    • Watch a funny film together
    • Take turns to tell jokes
    • Play a game that makes the people in your family laugh, like charades
    • Try seeing who can keep a straight face the longest without  laughing
    • Talk about the funny side of things that have happened in your family

    Find out more at It's a really useful website for brothers and sisters of disabled children.



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