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West Sussex Young Carers

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West Sussex Young Carers Family Service

Anyone aged under 18 who looks after someone who has a disability, long term illness or addiction is a young carer. If you are a young carer or you want to get support for a young carer, West Sussex Young Carers Family Service can help you. Phone West Sussex County Council and tell the person who answers the phone that you would like to make a referral to the Young Carers’  Family Team or email them.

For more information about support for young carers in West Sussex, go to the West Sussex County Council young carers page.

Phone: 01903 270300

Open: Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm.

E-Wellbeing Online Resource for young carers

This supports young people up to 25 years of age

Are you a young carer or do you know a young person who regularly cares for a family member or friend who may like some support? E-Wellbeing is an excellent online resource to support young people up to 25 years of age.

To find information, advice and support services for young carers please click the link https://e-wellbeing.co.uk/feelings/young-carers/  to go directly to the e-wellbeing pages dedicated to young carers and young adult carers. 


Last updated: 16 June 2023

Websites you may be interested in

Local Offer

Services, information and events for children and young people with additional needs and disabilities and their families.


West Sussex Parent Carer Forum

Offer help to parent carers of children and young people aged 0-25 with additional needs and disabilities.


Carers Support West Sussex

for family and friend carers