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Meet the team behind the Hartlepool Young Carers' project

Claire Jewson - Young Carers Co-ordinator

Hi, my name is Claire and I am here to ensure that your voice as a Young Carer is heard and you get the support you need in your caring role.

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I work with Steve our Family Support Worker whose role it is to help you and your family get the right things in place for the person you look after. This will hopefully give you the same life chances as all your friends who do not have caring roles.

It is part of their responsibility to talk to you to see what you think needs to change and how this can happen. This might be through working with you, your family and other agencies such as your school or even a social worker to help your family to put a package of services and or equipment in place.

Roxane Boagey

Here at young carers my role is to support young carers and their families.

Our aim is to help reduce the caring role, improve wellbeing and to improve life chances.

My background is in supervision and leadership at college and work. As a family support worker I love my job. It’s something I’ve always wanted to do as I was once a young carer myself! 

Alice Pearce

My role is to reduce young carers caring role and to help reduce the stresses that may occur.

My background is admin work and education. As a newly qualified counsellor; along with this role I feel I am gaining lots of experience fast and I love it. I like nothing more than to have fun and to live life. I am there to support you as a young carer and your family. If you need help, just ask.

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