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Young Adult Carers (aged 16 – 25)

Young Adult Carers are aged 16-25 and provide unpaid care to a family member or friend. Being a Young Adult Carer can be a challenge. Many Young Adult Carers are juggling School, College, University, work, friendships, relationships and caring for children alongside their caring role

Meet other young adult Carers and spend a little time doing something enjoyable for yourself. We can help arrange respite care and transport to enable you to attend any of these activities, just let us know what you need when you book a place.

If you are a Young Adult Carer and would like to know more about our support or any of our training or activities, please contact 01304 364637 or email: yac@carers-doverdistrict.org

Young Adult Carers Monthly Groups

Meet other young adult Carers and spend a little time doing something enjoyable for yourself. We can help arrange respite care and transport to enable you to attend any of these activities, just let us know what you need when you book a place.

If you are a Young Adult Carer and would like to know more about our support or any of our training or activities, please contact 01304 364637 or email: yac@carers-doverdistrict.org

We are closed bank holidays and over the Christmas period from 6pm Friday 22nd December 2017, reopening at 9am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018

Canterbury District

Canterbury Lunchtime Drop In

(No group in January 2018)

12pm to 2pm – first Tuesday of the month excluding bank holidays

Costa Coffee, 11 High Street,Canterbury, CT1 2JE

Free for Young Adult Carers

Dover District

Young Adult Carers Evening Art Group

4pm to 6.30pm – Mondays excluding bank holidays

Please note the Young Adult Carer Support Co-ordinator attends once per month

Dover Smart Project, My Gallery, 3 Waterloo Crescent, Dover, Kent, CT16 1LA

Free for Young Adult Carers

Thanet District

Broadstairs Lunchtime Drop In

12pm to 2pm excluding bank holidays 3rd Wednesday of the month commencing January 2018

East Kent College,

Ramsgate Road, Broadstairs CT10 1PN

Free for Young Adult Carers

Young Adult Carers Training and Activities

Canterbury District

Caring For You – a free 2 day workshop looking at:

Tuesday 13th February 2018 – Caring and Life

Wednesday 14th February 2018 – Caring and Resources

Friday 16th February 2018 – followed by a 3rd day where a fun activity will be agreed upon by participants attending both days

at Bechange, Ackholt Road, Aylesham,

Canterbury CT3 3AJ

Dover District

Christmas Gaming Bus

Thursday 7th December 2018 Sandwich—Exact location tbc

4 x 40” flat screen TV’s, and the latest consoles: PS4, Xbox and the Wii U

5pm to 6.30pm

Carer Contribution £6

Thanet District

Christmas Meal – Friday 22nd December 2018

Nandos, Westwood Cross Shopping Centre,

Margate Road, Broadstairs CT10 2BF

12.30pm to 2.30pm

Carer Contribution £6