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Young Carers

Young carers are children and young people who live with a family member with a disability, long-term illness, mental health problem or substance misuse issue, which impacts on the life of the young person.


All initial enquiries should be directed to the West Sussex Young Carers Team, contact [email protected]



Young Carers Youth Club


Weekly at Park Centre, Burgess Hill
Mondays - 6.00pm to 10.00pm - Young Carers Youth Club is for young people aged 11+ who have a caring responsibility. We have a range of activities where young people can come and participate or just chill. Email Young Carers for any further information: [email protected].


Events


The Town Council support Burgess Hill Youth to organise free events for young carers aged 6+ in the school holidays - these range from Go Karting to Pond Dipping to Fun Days with crafts. Each event is a fun and relaxing time for each young carer and provides a support network of friends.


A full programme of events led by Burgess Hill Youth is available throughout the year. If you are interested please contact Jennifer at Burgess Hill Town Council by email to [email protected] or telephone 01444 238207 (9am-3pm daily).