Phone Number: 0300 111 1110
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According to BBC research there are 30,000 Young Carers living in Kent, many of which are hidden, hard to reach or unaware they are in a caring role! It is important that they know they are not alone.


Kent Young Carers (KYC) is the service provider for Young Carers aged 5-18 across Kent (excluding Medway).  Young Carers are taking on caring responsibilities for a family member with a long-term illness, disability, mental health or substance misuse issue.

KYC works with schools, communities, and statutory and voluntary agencies to identify hidden young carers. Following assessment, KYC offer a range of short-term interventions including signposting, one-to-one support, in school support and workshops. 

KYC also offer training and information to professionals.


For further information please contact the KYC Hub:

Phone 0300 111 1110



Young Adult Carers aged 16-25 are supported in Dartford, Gravesham, Swanley and Swale. You can read more about the service on our YAC page here.



The KYC Hub is available for you to call Monday - Friday 9-5pm to talk about Young Carers' needs and can provide information, advice and signposting. 


Stat: 27% of Young Carers aged 11-15 miss school
Stat: There could be as many as 3 Young Carers in every classroom
Stat: 67% of Young Carers are worried about their future

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Does your workforce know how to identify and support Young Carers?

Imago can provide free training for schools, GP surgeries, organisations supporting children and young people and community groups.  By the end of the session you will learn the impact of being a Young Carer, how to prevent inappropriate caring, what support  is available and how to refer .

Book your place now at Young Carers Awareness Training (Kent) | Eventbrite


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