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Horizon Young Adult Carers Support Service County Durham


Are you or someone you know caring for a parent, sibling, grandparent, another relative or friend?  This could involve cooking, housework, shopping, physical and personal care, parenting younger siblings and providing emotional support. 

Horizon support 14-25 year olds who have caring responsibiliites. Young Adult Carers are resilient , strong and capable people. However, they may experience multiple issues that require additional support. Support includes:

  • Full assesment of needs of you and your wider family
  • Support to identify future goals and aspirations
  • Advocacy
  • Transition Support 
  • Information, advice and guidance
  • Activities
  • Peer Support 
  • Peer Mentoring 
  • Volunteering
  • Access to Carers Breaks
  • Access to County Durham Carers Discount Card

Support is provided for up to six months and is designed around you and your support needs. If you would like to know more, please contact Horizon Young Adult Carers Support Service:


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