Useful information for young carers

Young Carer Grant

The Young Carer Grant is a new yearly payment of £300 for young carers aged 16 to 18 who live in Scotland and help look after someone on certain disability benefits on a regular basis.

Young Carers Package

Find out how to apply for the Young Carers Package and Carer's Allowance, hear stories from other young people on their experience of being a carer and get loads of info on caring for someone.

Young Scot

Young Scot in your local area. Activities for young people in South Ayrshire.

Care Information Scotland

Being a young carer can be a daunting experience. If you are looking for help and support, you can now access Care Information Scotland via website, webchat and phone.