Connects & Co. (Support For Young Carers And Siblings)

Connects & Co. (Support For Young Carers And Siblings)

Charity information

Connects & Co. (Support For Young Carers And Siblings)

Connects & Co. Provides support groups for young carers and young adult carers aged 5-25. We also provide one to one sessions and work with schools in Norwich and Dereham.
We are the only organisation who provides a group for young adult carers (aged 18-25) who have their own children but still in a caring role.

Founded 2000

  • Mission statement

    Many children and young people’s lives
    are affected emotionally, educationally and socially because of their family circumstances.
    Our mission is to provide non-judgemental, emotional and practical support for children and young people who are affected by the illness or disability of a family member.
    To champion their issues and Celebrate their achievements.

  • Aims

    Connects & Co. (Support For Young Carers And Siblings) aims to:

    • To provide a listening ear&support for children&young people living in a caring role or those who are affected by a family member who may have: A disability,terminal illness,mental health or addiction
    • To give our children and young people opportunities to build new friendships & support by offering a wide range of activities. To provide transport, wherever possible,to assist them to and from group
    • To provide relevant learning and training opportunities to our clients, cadets, volunteers, paid workers, trustees and outside agencies.
    • To raise the awareness individually, locally, nationally and globally of the issues that children, young people and young carers face due to their family circumstances.
    • To recognise and celebrate the skills and achievements of these children and young people. To recognise the support the diversity of the family unit.
  • Overview

    Established: February 2000

    Registered Charity Number: 1125195

    Board members: 5

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 2

    Volunteers: 13

    Phone number: 01603 405328

    Address: P.O Box 3346 NR7 7GJ

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  • Young Carers Health and Wellbeing.

    To provide and deliver training to all 12 to 25 year old young carers within our organisat... More