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Planning Sessions for Strategy

Wednesday 14th September 2016


Planning Sessions for the Young Carers’ Strategy Event on 8 November 2016

The Young Carers workers at Angus Carers centre are holding a Strategy Event on Tuesday 8 November 2016.

To prepare for the Strategy Event, we will be holding two planning sessions at the Centre in Arbroath. Here are the dates and times for these two planning sessions:

  • Thursday 6 October 2016, 11am - 3pm;
  • Thursday 13 October 2016, 11am - 3pm.

If you would like to attend one of these planning sessions, please ring/text Beth on 07926 534 132 or Caroline on 07548 953541.

Further details about the about the Strategy Event itself are included below.


The Young Carers’ Strategy Event

  • Venue: Angus Carers Centre, 8 Grant Road, Arbroath, DD11 1JN.
  • Date and time: Tuesday 8 November 2016, 10.00am to 1.00pm (then lunch)

We are looking for YOU to help shape the future of young carers in Angus! This special event is being hosted by Angus Young Carers and will include young carers, teachers, guidance staff, support workers, school nurses and other professionals.

What it is:

  • a chance to meet up and discuss young carers’ needs and issues,
  • a reflection on how the young carers service has changed since it started,
  • a look at the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 and how it impacts young carers,
  • a review of the agreements for young carers with Angus Council Schools and Dundee and Angus College.

What it means for you:

  • express your point of view on what would help you most as a young carer,
  • be involved in helping shape the future for young carers in Angus,
  • gain confidence in coming up with new ideas and speaking to others.

How you can be involved:

  • attend planning meetings with other young carers before the event,
  • be part of an art, theatre or film project to be presented at the event.
  • Come on the day!

If you want to be involved, please ring/text Beth on 07926 534 132 or Caroline on 07548 953541.

We will help speak with your school about excusing you from class.

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