Local Young Carers Working With Children’s Author

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08 February 2024

In collaboration with the author, Rab Ferguson, The Junction’s young carers service have delivered a workshop for young carers in three primary schools across South Tees based around his book about young carers called 'The Late Crew'.

Young Carers Workshop with author Rab Ferguson

The Late Crew is a fun book about young carers investigating aliens! The book shines a spotlight on the realities of being a young carer in an engaging and fun way making the subject accessible to children and young people.

The workshops have been a great success and enabled some fabulous discussions around young carers and the issues they face in a creative way. The young carers have all received a copy of the book and it has been signed by Rab. Well done to all involved! 

The YouTube clip below shows a range of young carers from across the country reading from the book.

For more information or to buy the book please visit- https://www.thelatecrew.co.uk/

The Junction’s Young Carers in Schools Service

Do you have young carers in your school? Did you know we offer several workshops in schools that can support the young carers? This includes the following workshops- 'I’m a young carer', 'Coping with caring', 'Sleep workshop' and more!

For more information on how The Junction can help young carers in your school please contact 01642 756000 and ask to speak to one of the team.

Are You a Young Carer?

The Junction's Young Carers service can offer:

  • Whole Family Support
  • One to one support for young carers and families
  • Transition support for Young People aged 16 to 25 to ensure successful transitions to adulthood
  • Social activities to build skills, to reduce social isolation, build peer networks and self belief

I’ve loved meeting new friends. I can cope with my feelings better, I feel Happy! It’s an amazing feeling’- young carer

Contact the team for more information phone: 01642 756000 or email: info@thejunctionfoundation.com