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The latest news and developments from Fife Young Carers.


Results Help 2021

Monday, 21 June 2021

Skills Development Scotland have released a dedicated Toolkit to support learners with provisional and confirmed SQA results. 

The toolkit can be access
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Results Help 2021

Carers Week 2021

Thursday, 3 June 2021

Carers Week 2021, 7-13th June

 

We here at Fife Young Carer are proud to be supporting Carers Week This annual awareness raising campaign highlights the challenges and issues that...


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Carers Week 2021

Partnership with Dunfermline Amateur Swimming Club

Wednesday, 2 June 2021

In December 2020 Dunfermline Amateur Swimming Club members raised money to donate to FYC to help support families in need at this time, the committee looked at ways in which they could support young carers within Fife to access some additional...


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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Join Fife Young Carers for Land Yachting

Thursday, 27 May 2021

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge joined Fife Young Carers for a session of land yachting on the famous West Sands beach at St Andrews, hosted by local company Blown Away. The Duke and Duchess heard about the vital support offered by Fife Young...


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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Join Fife Young Carers for Land Yachting

Changes to Self Registering for the COVID vaccine for Unpaid Carers

Monday, 19 April 2021

SELF-REGISTER AS AN UNPAID CARER TO RECEIVE YOUR COVID-19 VACCINE


Following changes to JCVI advice on the use of alternative vaccines for the under 30s population, we need to be able to match those under 30 to...


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Impact Report, 2019-2020

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

We are proud and excited to release our official Impact Report for the year 2019-2020. 

Please have a look here at all the wonderful work,...


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Impact Report, 2019-2020

Young Carers Action Day 2021

Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Wooohooo,
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Young Carers Action Day 2021

COVID-19 information for people with communication differences

Thursday, 4 March 2021

COVID-19 information on NHS inform

NHS inform has a significant amount of information on COVID-19, in English and in alternative formats, as well as a self help guide:...


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COVID-19 information for people with communication differences

Unpaid Carers Vaccination Programme Update

Thursday, 11 February 2021

Unpaid carers aged 16 to 65 will be prioritised for the COVID-19 vaccine alongside those with underlying health conditions which puts them at risk of the virus. Carers aged 65 and above will be able to access the vaccine earlier under the JCVI...


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Issue 37 - Young Carers Newsletter

Tuesday, 15 December 2020

With Christmas fast approaching, and the weather well and truly getting frosty, join us in looking over our most recent activities and news—from our first groups after lockdown, to Halloween highlights and new staff!
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Reintroducing the Voices of Change

Friday, 20 November 2020

We would like to reintroduce ourselves: The Voices of Change!

That’s right, your good old Young Carers Focus Group have gone through a bit of a revamp and development recently. Lockdown gave us the perfect opportunity to really look in...


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Reintroducing the Voices of Change

Co-Op Local Community Fund

Tuesday, 3 November 2020

We are delighted to have been chosen to benefit as a Co-Op Local Community Fund????

When a Co-Op member buys selected branded products and...


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Co-Op Local Community Fund

Befriending Week

Monday, 2 November 2020

Befriending Week 2020, 1-7th November.

Help us celebrate Befriending Week 2020 by considering coming on board with us as a volunteer befriender.

Do you want to volunteer with young people in your area? Fife Young...


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Befriending Week

Carer of the Year for Ruaridh

Friday, 30 October 2020

Another amazing achievement for one of our NE Fife Young Carers - Ruaridh Newton has won Kingdom FMs’ Carer of the Year Award

Ruaridh helps look after his mum, who has Multiple Sclerosis and provides emotional and...


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Carer of the Year for Ruaridh

Outstanding Performance for Kayleigh

Sunday, 25 October 2020

Our very own Young Adult Carer, Kayleigh Harris, has won the Fife College Student Associations’ Outstanding Performance Award for her hard work this past year in developing the Young Carer Officer role at Fife College

Working closely...


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Outstanding Performance for Kayleigh