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Change in law could bring new benefits to carers

By Grimsby Telegraph | Posted: May 30, 2015
DON’T MISS OUT: Young carers are entitled to financial support.

CARERS are being urged not to miss out on the financial support they deserve following a change in the law.

He said: “If you look after someone who is ill or disabled or you need extra support yourself, thinking about the things you might be legally entitled to isn’t always your top priority.”

Young adult carers ask for a “listening ear” in the borough

 Greater support and recognition needed

12:00 17 April 2015

Wes Streeting and Elaine Norman with the young carers

The borough’s young carers have asked for greater support and recognition from professional services and councillors at an outreach and information event yesterday.



17 April 2015 – In a project spanning over four months, award-winning charity Create is working with young carers in Newham to explore their creativity through a range of artistic activities, from song writing to drama to printmaking. Young carers who attend Newham Carers Network – part of The Renewal Programme and Family Action Newham will experiment with these art forms under the guidance of Create’s professional artists as part of the charity’s extensive inspired:arts programme for young carers.