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Help and advice for people who look after a relative, friend or neighbour but are not employed to do so; they are classed as a carer.
Young carers are people under 18 who offer substantial, regular, help to a family member who has a disability, mental health, drug or alcohol issue.
A carer assessment helps you to think about your caring role, how it affects your life and what support you may need.
Information about carer support groups and local support available from one of the five carers' centres in North Yorkshire.
The carer's emergency card identifies you as a carer if you have an accident or cannot identify yourself. It is the size of a credit card.
We have a duty to meet the eligible needs of carers who are providing necessary care and support for an adult.