Young carer groups (Carers of West Lothian)

Who is this for?

  • Young carers

Who provides this?

  • Carers of West Lothian

Description

Carers of West Lothian’s young carer peer support groups give young carers the opportunity to meet other young people in similar circumstances.

They are a safe place to have fun and make new friends while getting some time out form caring.

There are evening groups, school groups and a Young Adult Carer group.

These groups are run by Carers of West Lothian support staff and volunteers. The groups are closed groups so please get in touch for more information.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

Yes

Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Private parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Group times available on request.

Contact Details

Sycamore House, Quarrywood Court, Livingston, EH54 9LA

Social media:

Downloads


Carers of West Lothian leaflet
(1.25 MB pdf)


Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Online
Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Bereavement, grief and change
Black and minority ethnic communities
Carers
Creative
Families
Healthy living
Housing, benefits, debt
Learning, employability, volunteering
LGBTQ+
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Social groups
Young people

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