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To access our support you need to be:

  • A young person aged 8 to 17 caring or helping to care for a family member(s). There is no minimum hours needed, just regular caring responsibilities for a family member(s).
    • Caring can involve physical daily routines or the emotional impact of caring, for example, increased anxiety.
    • It can involve caring for a parent and/or a sibling.
  • Live or attend school/college within either South Oxfordshire or the Vale of White Horse Districts

To make a referral download and complete our referral form here
Once completed email to referral@befreeyc.org.uk

If you would like to discuss a referral before sending, please contact us on 01235 838 554 (Tuesday to Friday).

Once we receive your referral we will be in contact with the family to arrange a home visit to meet the young carer. During the home visit we assess the mental and physical effects caring is having on the young carer. Our assessments are undertaken using a widely accepted questionnaire.

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